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^ United States 
ftavaf Academy 
Class of 1905 



Volume XII 



flnimpolis, Tttarylarcd 
1905 



ARRANGED AND MADE BY THE 

Cflnlnmal Printing and Cithngraulilnn (So. 
Pittsburgh, Pa. 



To 
LIEUTENANT NEEDHAM LEE JONES 

United States Navy 

to whose patient forbearance with our 

" WOODENNESS " 

so many of us owe our being in the service today 

This Book is Gratefully 

Dedicated 



"In all my experience with Midshipmen I have never found 

one who was not worthy of a two-five if you 

went at him in the right way." 



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IN presenting this book the editors desire to thank the con- 
tributors both without and within the Academy for their 
kindly interest and the invaluable help they have given us. 
They have greatly assisted us in our attempt to set forth the 
life and changes we have known in the last four years. 

But for the most part this book is of necessity local. We 
cannot hope to interest the world at large with the records of 
our academic years, now gone forever, but if our friends care 
to look herein they may find some of the things we have 
thought and said and treasured up living here amid the passing 
of the Old, and under the shadow of the New. 

Memory never grows old: the laughing eyes dim and 
voices die away, but the remembrance of the years agone will 
be with us unto the ends of the earth, hallowed by Friendship 
and softened by time. 

Despite whatever mingled feelings of joy and regret with 
which we think of our passing, it is decreed that our time has 
come to leave, possibly forever, our Alma Mater. One part 
of the journey is done, and our mantle falls upon others. 
"The King is dead! Long live the King!" 






Lucky Bag Staff 

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A. B. Court, Editor in Chief 

E. G. Oberlin, Business Manager 

S. H. Lawton, Jr., Assistant Business Manager 

Hugo Frankenberger R. E. Ingersoll 

R. C. Smith 

S. B. Smith R. S. Furber 

W. R. Furlong 

L. C. Farley R. P. R. Neilson 

Hubert Burnham 

A. C. Stott W. H. Lassing 



Officers, Professors and Instructors Attached to the 

U. S. Naval Academy. 



CAPT. WILLARD H. BROWNSON, U. S. N. 

SUPERINTENDENT. 

LT. COMDR. J. M. POYER, 

AID TO SUPERINTENDENT AND SECRETARY OF THE ACADEMIC BOARD. 

COMDR. C. J. BADGER, U. S. N. 

COMMANDANT OF MIDSHIPMEN AND HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DISCIPLINE. 

PROF. W. W. HENDRICKSON, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS. 

PROF. E. K. RAWSON, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND LAW 

COMDR. W. F. HALSEY, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SEAMANSHIP. 

COMDR. J. K. BARTON, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MARINE ENGINEERING AND NAVAL CONSTRUCTION. 

PROF. P. R. ALGER, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICS. 

LT. COMDR. W. F. FULLAM, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ORDNANCE AND GUNNERY. 

LT. COMDR. H. McL. P. HUSE, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES. 

LT. COMDR. W. C. P. MUIR, U. S. N. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NAVIGATION. 

PROF. N. M. TERRY, A. M. 

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY. 

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Academic Staff. 

Prof. S. J. Brown, U.S.N Mathematics 

Lt. Comdr. T. G. Dewey, U. S. N Senior Assistant to the Commandant-Discipline 

Lt. Comdr. DeW. C. Redgrave, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. Comdr. H. A. Bispham, U. S. N Seamanship 

Lt. Comdr. G. R. Evans, U. S. N Mathematics 

Surgeon E. S. Bogert, Jr., U. S. N Director of Physical Training 

Lt. W. H. G. Bullard, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

Lt. B. C. Decker, U. S. N Mathematics 

Lt. B. W. Wells, U. S. N Navigation 

Lt. L. C. Bertolette, U. S. N Navigation and Mechanics 

Lt. E. H. Durell, U. S. N English and Law 

Lt. A. H. Scales, U. S. N Mathematics 

Lt. F. M. Russell, U. S. N English and Law 

Lt. A. H. Robertson, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

Lt. C. B. Brittain U. S. N Discipline and Ordnance 

Lt. W. M. Crose, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

Lt. M. L. Miller, U. S. N Navigation and Mechanics 

Lt. J. H. Reid, U. S. N Discipline and Ordnance 

Lt. F. B. Bassett, U. S. N English and Law 

Lt. R. H. Jackson, U. S. N Modern Languages 

Lt. G. R. Marvell, U. S. N Mechanics and Navigation 

Lt. W. W. Phelps, U. S. N Discipline and Seamanship 

Lt. W. J. Terhune, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

Lt. G. G. Mitchell, U. S. N Mathematics 

Lt. H. E. Smith, U. S. N Mechanics and Ordnance 

Lt. J. R. P. Pringle, U. S. N Discipline and Seamanship 

Lt. E. S. Kellogg, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

Lt. J. R. Brady, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. J. T. Tompkins, U. S. N Mathematics 

Lt. Provoost Babin, U. S. N Mathematics 

Lt. S. V. Graham, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. C. S. Bookwalter, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. G. E. Gelm, U. S. N Discipline and Seamanship 

Lt. A. H. McCarty, U. S. N Mechanics and Navigation 

Lt. H. N. Jenson, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Prof. M. Updegraff, U. S. N Mathematics 

Lt. W. G. Briggs, U. S. N Discipline and Ordnance 

Lt. F. L. Sheffield, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. L. A. Cotten, U. S. N Discipline and Ordnance 

Lt. W. T. Tarrant, U. S. N Mathematics 

Lt. W. B. Tardy, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

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Lt. W. B. Wells, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. T. L. Johnson, U. S. N English and Law 

Lt. J. S. Graham, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. H. G. Sparrow, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

Lt. E. B. Fenner, U. S. N Mechanics 

Lt. E. C. Kalbfus, U. S N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. J. W. Greenslade, U. S. N Physics and Chemistry 

Lt. J. T. Bowers, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. F. J. Horne, U. S. N M. E. & N. C. 

Lt. R. E. Pope, U. S. N Discipline and Seamanship 

Civil Engineer J. V. Rockwell, U. S. N Mathematics 

Prof. W. W. Johnson Mathematics and Mechanics 

Prof. P. J. Dashiell Physics and Chemistry 

Prof. H. Marion Modern Languages 

Prof. C. V. Cusacks Modern Languages 

Prof. P. J. des Garrennes Modern Languages 

Prof. T. W. Johnson M. E. & N. C. 

Prof. P. E. Voinot Modern Languages 

Prof. K. Young English and Law 

Instructor T. Clark Modern Languages 

Instructor G. P. Coleman English and Law 

Instructor G. Costet Modern Languages 

Instructor J. Eiesland Mathematics 

Instructor W. F. C. Hasson Mathematics 

Instructor W. E. Olivet Modern Languages 

Instructor R. A. Rice English and Law 

Instructor W. O. Stevens English and Law 

Instructor C. S. Alden English and Law 

Instructor O. J. Campbell, Jr English and Law 

Instructor L. J. P. Carreta Modern Languages 

Instructor P. H. Churchman Modern Languages 

Instructor H. J. Fenton English and Law 

Instructor Angelo Hall Mathematics 

Instructor F. E. McMillen English and Law 

Instructor F. W. Morrison Modern Languages 

Instructor C. H. Sisam Mathematics 

Sword Master A. J. Corbesier. 
Asst. Sword Master J. B. Retz. Asst. Sword Master G. Heintz. 

Asst. Sword Master G. Heintz, Jr. 
Boxing Master M. Strohm. Asst. Gymnast O. Steffen. 



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Officers Not Attached to Academic Staff. 



COMDR. G. M. STONEY, U. S. N. 

IN CHARGE OF SHIPS. 

COMDR. W. F. WORTHINGTON, U. S. N. 

DUTY IN CONNECTION WITH EXPERIMENTAL STATION. 



Chaplain H. H. Clark, U. S. N. 
Surgeon E. P. Stone, U. S. N. 
Asst. Surgeon C. L. Ely, U. S. N. 
Paymaster G. Brown, Jr., U. S. N. 



Medical Inspector H. E. Ames, U. S. N. 
Surgeon C. H. T. Lowndes, U. S. N. 
Pay Inspector C. M. Ray, U. S. N. 
Paymaster S. Bryan, U. S. N., 



Professor O. G. Dodge, U. S. N., In charge of Buildings and Grounds. 
Civil Engineer A. C. Cunningham, U. S. N. 
Professor A. N. Brown, Librarian. 
Secretary J. G. Glynn. Dentist R. Grady. 

Chief Clerk S. Jickling. Asst. Librarian J. M. Spencer. 

Asst. Librarian R. J. Duval. Chief Gunner R. Sommers, U. S. N. 

Chief Boatswain C. F. Pierce, U. S. N. Boatswain H. Seedorff, U. S. N. 

Gunner C. W. Kessler, U. S. N. Carpenter T. J. Logan, U. S. N. 

Warrant Machinist A. Gibson, U. S. N. 

Warrant Machinist J. S. Hothersall, U. S. N. 

Pharmacist J. T. Oursler, U. S. N. 

Mate G. E. Plander, U. S. N. Mate R. J. Keating, U. S. N. 

Mate P. Mahoney U. S. N. Mate H. Dahis, U. S. N. 



Marine Officers. 



J. H. Russell, 

J. S. Bates, 

W. P. Upshur, 
L. C. Pinkston, 
A. P. Crist, 
E. W. Banker, 
W. E. Parker, 
W. M. Small, 

E. L. BlGLER, 

R. B. Farquharson, 



MAJOR L. KARMANY. 

Captains. 
R. H. Dunlap, 

First Lieutenants. 



Second Lieutenants. 
C. R. Sanderson, J. M. White, 



W. M. Hill, 
T. Bunch, 
B. S. Berry, 
R. B. Putnam. 
B. A. Lewis, 
L. S. Willis, 
A. Stokes, 



R. R. Hogan, 
F. A. Barker, 
E. B. Cole, 
J. Newton, Jr., 
E. P. Moses, 

W. L. BURCHFIELD, 

J. H. Thompson, 



J. C. Breckinridge. 
W. R. Coyle. 

W. T. Hoadley, 
A. M. Watson, 
H. F. Wirgman, 
E. P. Earned, 
E. H. Conger, 
C. B. Vogel, 

J. R. HORTON, 

J. A. Rossell. 



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Superintendent's House. 



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Brigade Staff. 



ALVAH BREAKER COURT, 

CADET COMMANDER. 

ARTHUR BYRON COOK, 

CADET LIEUTENANT AND BRIGADE ADJUTANT. 

NELSON HENRY GOSS, 

CADET BRIGADE STAFF PETTY OFFICER. 



First Battalion Staff. 

ROYAL EASON INGERSOLL, 

CADET LIEUTENANT COMMANDER. 

WILLIAM EDGAR EBERLE, 

CADET JR. LIEUTENANT AND ADJUTANT. 

WALTER HAMILTON LASSING. 

CADET CHIEF PETTY OFFICER. 



Second Battalion Staff. 

HUGO FRANKENBERGER, 

CADET LIEUTENANT COMMANDER. 

GERALD HOWZE, 

CADET JR. LIEUTENANT AND ADJUTANT. 

EARL ROOF SHIPP 

CADET CHIEF PETTY OFFICER. 



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First Division Cadet Officers. 



Smith, R. C, Cadet Lieutenant. 
Whiting, Cadet Lieutenant. 
Sweeney, Cadet Lieutenant. 

First Company. 
Irwin, H. L. 

Smeallie, 
Norris, A. 
Strassburger. 

Hargis, 
Wadsworth, 
Jensen, 
Lowman, R. L. 



Leary, Cadet Lieutenant. 
Pegram, Cadet Lieutenant. 
Wilcox, Cadet Lieutenant. 

Fourth Company. 

Mandeville, 
Haines, G. W. 
Newton, J. H. 
Atkinson. 

Hayne, I. W. 
Rawle, H. 
lorshbough, 
Chapin. 



First Company. 
Liggett, Cadet Jr. Lieutenant. 

Second Company. 
Ogan, Cadet Jr. Lieutenant. 

Third Company. 
Carter, G. 0., Cadet Jr. Lieut. 

Petty Officers, First Class. 

Second Company. 

Selfridge, 
Ellyson, 
Hooper, 
Poole, J. M. 

Petty Officers, Second Class. 
Blasdel, F. G. 
Jackson, 
Drake, 
Knox, H. G. 



Canaga, Cadet Ensign. 
Cresap, Cadet Ensign. 
Do well, Cadet Ensign. 
Third Company. 

Atkins, A. K. 

McNair, 

Gaddis, 

Steele. 



Glover, 
Woods, 
Ghormley, 
Collins, J. H. 



Second Division Cadet Officers. 

Fourth Company. 

McClintic, Cadet Jr. Lieut. Lightle, Cadet Ensign. 

Fifth Company. 

McCandless, Cadet Jr. Lieut. Root, Cadet Ensign. 

Sixth Company. 

Gawne, Cadet Jr. Lieutenant. McSheehy, Cadet Ensign. 

Petty Officers, First Class. 

Fifth Company. Sixth Company. 

Oberlin, Austin, C. M. 

Durr, Townsend, L. W. 

Spears, Sumpter, 

Gordon. Culbertson. 

Petty Officers, Second Class. 

Campbell, M., Jr. Maxson, 

Atkins, L. M. Friedell, 

Brainard, Taylor, C. 

Towers, Noyes. 



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Cadet Officers, First Battalion. 




Cadet Petty Officers, First Battalion. 
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Cadet Officers, Second Battalion. 




Cadet Petty Officers, Second Battalion 



Third Division Cadet Officers. 



Swanson, Cadet Lieutenant. 
Nimitz, Cadet Lieutenant. 
Border, Cadet Lieutenant. 

Seventh Company. 
FURBER, 

Shoemaker, 

Marston, 

Dutton. 

Eklund, 
Miller, J. P. 
Wilhelm, A. C. 
Decker, 



Seventh Company. 
MacFall, Cadet Jr. Lieut. 

Eighth Company. 

Stott, Cadet Jr. Lieutenant. 

Ninth Company. 
Irvine, R. L., Cadet Jr. Lieut. 

Petty Officers, First Class. 

Eighth Company. 

Stewart, G. V. 
Greenlee, 
Baggaley, 
Farwell, E. 

Petty Officers, Second Class. 
burnham, h. 
Pond, 

Barker, W. C. 
Decatur. 



Smith, S. B., Cadet Ensign. 
Bowen, Cadet Ensign. 
Brown, H., Cadet Ensign. 
Ninth Company. 

James, A. J. 
Robinson, E. S. 
Culp, 

Lawton. 

COMAN, 

Green, B. H. 
Armstrong, 
McDonald, R. S. 



Fourth Division Cadet Officers. 



Tenth Company. 
Cox, O. L., Cadet Lieutenant. Ferguson, Cadet Jr. Lieut. 



Farley, Cadet Lieutenant. 
Coffey, Cadet Lieutenant. 

Tenth Company. 

Davis, L. P. 
Minor, 
London, 
Laird, H. C. 

Wright, G. B. 

French, 

Bogart, 

Taffinder. 



Eleventh Company. 

Caldwell, Cadet Jr. Lieut. 

Twelfth Company. 

Church, Cadet Jr. Lieut. 

Petty Officers, First Class. 

Eleventh Company. 

Furlong, 
Be all, G. A. 
Lohr, 
Reno. 



Carter, A. F., Cadet Ensign. 



Neilson, Cadet Ensign. 
Woodson, Cadet Ensign 

Twelfth Company. 



Sears, 

Morrison, J. R. 
Pegg, 
Orr. 



Petty Officers, Second Class. 

Farwell, R. M. Wallace, S. W. 

Allen, H. Moses, 

Marzoni, Glassford, 

Fuller, H. G. Clarke, W. E. 



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The Santee Squad. 



Atkins, (2, 3) 
Austin (2) 
Baggaley (3) 
Baker (1) 
Beall (4, 3, 2) 
Blasdel (4, 3, 2, 1) 

BURNHAM (2) 

Cook (3) 
culbertson (3, 2) 

DORTCH (2, 1) 
DuTTON (3) 

Eklund (3) 
Ellyson (3, 2) 



Farley (2) 
Fawell (3) 
Furlong (2) 
Gaddis (2) 
Green (3) 
Haines (2, 3) 
Hargis (3, 2) 
Hayne (2) 
Ingersoll (2) 
Irwin (2) 
Jackson (3) 
James (3) 
Kays (1) 



Lassing (3) 

LlGHTLE (2, 3) 

McClintic (2) 
Mandeville (2, 1) 
Marston (2) 
Morrison (3, 2, 1) 
Neilson (4, 3) 
Oberlin (2) 
Ogan (2) 
Orr (2) 
Pond (3) 
Poole (3) 
Rawle (4, 3) 



Reno (2) 
Robinson (3, 2) 
Root (3) 
Sears (2) 
Shaw (1) 
Smeallie (2) 
Smith, S. B. (2) 
Strassburger (4,3,2) 

SUMPTER (3) 

Wadsworth (2) 
Whiting (3) 
Wilcox (3) 



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A Day of Judgment. 



Once a little middy 
Thought he could safely do 
All the naughty, naughty things 
A middy should eschew. 



Why Frenching's more than easy, 
For I have quite a cinch 
A-slipping in and out the gate, 
With no unseemly pinch." 



He said, "A cigarette is soothing; 
AVithout it can I do? 
And poker aids my mental gear, 
And gives it practice, too. 



But alas! a day of reckoning 
Was drawing swiftly near, 
As more and more demerits 
Were added to the vear. 



More frequently he languished 
Upon the ship Santee, 
Till, at last o'ertaken, vanquished, 
A saddened bilger's he. 



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Royal Eason Ingersoll 
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Arthur Kennedy Atkins, 
"Tommy" "Bucket." 



Butte, Man. 



"Sigh no more ladies, sigh no more, 
Men were deceivers ever, 
One foot in sea and one on shore, 
To one thing constant never" — Shak. 

First Sergeant (i) Buzzard (2) Hop Committee (4, 3, 2) 
Chairman (1) Hustlers (4, 3) Tribunal, Santee (3, 2) Chesapeake (4). 

Has a very happy, guileless smile and fetching dimples. 
Irresistible to the fair sex, and dances divinely if he has enough 
open water astern. Perpetrates a continuous performance of Puck 
on the public, and takes the punishment incident upon his out- 
rageous puns with the air of a philosopher. Learned to smoke (2), 
and keeps his pipes on the steam coil. Indulges in midnight 
festivities sometimes with disastrous results. 



John Franklin Atkinson, 

"Dinah" "John." 

"Homekeeping youths have ever homely zvits.'' — Shak. 



Waverly, Ga. 



Buzzard (1) Fencing Team (2) Indiana (4) Chesapeake (4). 

Full of quaint sayings and expressions reeking with the similes 
of the farm. His laugh starts all the fowls within a radius of a 
mile cackling like mad; his picking of the banjo makes one's feet 
move in spite of themselves, and his recital of the woes of Jesse 
James and family brings tears to the eyes. Knows Woolsey's 
Mechanics by heart according to page number. Captures a 2.5 
every year by means of midnight oil and the most steadfast efforts. 



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Charles Morrison Austin, Knoxville, Term. 

"Chahlie" "Carlos" " Dutch Charlie." 

"Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise." — Shak. 

First Sergeant (i) Farewell Ball Committee (2) Banner Com- 
mittee (2) Santee (2). 

A simple minded youth, content with ephemeral joys. Has a 
face like a cherub, surrounded by curly locks of golden tow. A 
hellion with the ladies, who really think he is sane. 

Gets enough mail, blue and pink, for ten men, and saves postage 
by confining some attention to Annapolis. A constant ornament 
of the language trees, and can speak French, Spanish and Sanskrit 
with equal fluency. Obtained a 2.5 only by use of the gramophone 
and wedding presents. Never bones but always has a 2.5 1 . Actually 
cooked Gaddis (2) and nearly bursts with conceit. Thought he 
was going to have a Welsh rarebit because the Exec, said to break 
out chafing gear. 



William Baggaley, 



Susquehanna, Pa. 



"Bill" "Begalley" "Red Beak" "Dooke" "Pinknose." 

"Nose, Nose, Nose, Nose, 
And who gave thee that jolly red nose?" — Shak. 

Buzzard (2, 1) Hop Committee (3, 2, 1) Banner Committee 
(2) Farewell Ball Committee (2) Fob Committee (3) Hustlers 
(3, 2) Track Team (4, 3, 2) Santee (3) Class Football (1). 

To judge from his appearance one would say he drank. 
Indeed the bowl never overflowed if he saw it in time. Al- 
ways tired, always rhino, and recites with an aggrieved air. 
Sings like a crow, and looks like Bacchus. Amuses himself by 
rolling a uniform sign down ,the corridor at midnight hotly 
pursued by Squabby. Got caught doing everything but saying 
his prayers and obeying regulations. Utterly indifferent to every- 
thing save his own repose. 
"I bet I bust today." 



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Virgil Baker, 

"Sargint" "Vigil." 

"Get me twenty cunning cooks.'''' — Shak. 



Bloomington, Tenn. 



Buzzard (i) Clean Sleeve (i) Class Football Team (2) Santee 
(1) Second Section Leader (4, 3, 2, 1). 

A tall, harmless veteran of the Spanish War, whose only failing 
is a poor appetite. Got to breakfast formation once on time, but 
had to go to the hospital that night. Wears non-regulation shoes 
and once in a while a regulation collar. Has rewritten the 
comedy "The Girl From Kays," giving it the new name, "The 
Ruination of Kays." Makes a kind of fudge which seems to say 
"you won't want to eat me any more." Has pleasant recollections 
of the night when "Babes in Toyland" was in town, as he went to 
sea soon afterwards. Even then couldn't part with his buzzard. 



Grafton Asbury Beall, 



Wheeling, W. Va. 



"Grahfton" " Kang." 
"Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice.*'' — Shak. 

Buzzard (1) Hustlers (2) Official Time-keeper (2) Santee 
(4, 3, 2) Class Football Team (1). 

One of the prowlers. Almost persuades you that he is talking 
sense by his judicial air and Bawston accent. Carries his shoulders 
on a level with his ears and trips over his own toes. (He informs 
the editor that he is not pigeon-toed in both feet.) Never turns 
in till reveille. Something of a fusser in a small way, and never 
owned any reg. clothes. Always "agin" the government, believes 
in anarchy and the red flag. Keeps time for the football people 
and does time on the Santee. 

"A-oh ! fellows, y' know, I cahn't get into that box." 



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Francis Gaines Blasdel, 



New York City. 



"Doodle" "Blazdoul" "Irish" "Bow'ry." 

"As honest a soul as ever cut a throat or scuttled a ship.'''' — Capt. Kidd. 

Buzzard (i) Santee (4, 3, 2, 1) Over the limit (4, 3, 2, 1). 

Gets into trouble but never gets out. Stopped hazing at the 
Academy (3). Never discouraged; not to be cast down; and the 
buoyancy of his Irish spirits illuminates his Irish face. Usually 
has been outrageously soaked and will tell you all about it if you 
will but listen. Stoutly avows that it was J. Pierpont Morgan's 
pony and not Vanderbilt's that fell on Dutchberger's leg. Lived 
with Spooks a year and was sane, tho' not very strong minded, at 
the end of it. 

"I get ten demerits! Now what d'yer think o' that!" 



Lee Scott Border, 

"Hank" "Bossy" "Border Ruffian." 

"Kept the noiseless tenor of their way." — Gray. 



Cedar Falls, la. 



Three Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Star (3, 2) Rifle Team (2) Choir 
(2) Indiana (4). 

The constant quantity "K." Never ruffled since the days, Plebe 
days, when he used to feed the animals. Resembles a bovine so 
much that one almost expects him to say "moo" at a stranger. 
Doesn't get any more demerits than Hughie, and when he once 
got started (it took him a year) the allied forces of math, skinny 
and steam were powerless to stop him. Bilged out of the choir 
(1) and spent two months trying to figure out why. 



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Harold Gardiner Bowen, 

" Boween " "Bo-hen." 

"A bold, bad man.'" — Spencer. 



Providence, R. I. 



One Stripe (i) Indiana (4) Woman-hater (4, 3). 

His three great sources of amusement are learning seamanship, 
riding horseback, and smoking the vilest cigars that he can get 
from his friends. A rank socialist, atheist, flat-foot and square- 
head. A cave dweller. Lost all faith in mankind on Plebe cruise. 
Was a retired bachelor until ruined by Stott. Positively makes his 
last appearance at every hop. Likes to study the stars. A friend 
of Hellweg's. An efficient sailorman on the Hartford. 

"I can go to schleep now, the lightsh sthopped goin' round." 



Hugh Brown, Indianapolis, Ind. 

"'Ughie" " Han'some Dan." 

"He cometh to you with a tale which holdeth children from play, 
and old men from the chimney corner." — Sir Philip Sydney. 

One Stripe (1) Stood 66 (2) Bower Anchor (4, 3). 

A constant reader of the Standard, and an ardent devotee of 
the ballet and red sashes. A motherly creature that spoons on all 
the plebes and mends every one's socks. And he keeps up with all 
the current gossip and is always whispering a secret straight from 
the President. Was really naughty going on second class leave. 
Kicked the partition down on the occupants of the next berth in a 
Pullman and then blamed it on the porter. 

"Have you heard the latest?" 



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Hubert Burnham, 



At Large, Evanston, 111. 



"Squabby" " Boinum " " Swifty" "Bernheim" "Oom Paul" "Kruger" 
"Squabs-right" "Pidge." 

"An unforgiving eye, and a damned disinheriting countenance.' , — Sheridan. 
"Thirty days hath September, April, June and Squab Burnham." — Old Jingle. 

Buzzard ( i ) Ring Committee, Crest Committee, Lucky Bag 
Committee, Class Football (3, 2, 1) Track (3, 2) Santee (June 
week) (2). 

A married man. Fell a victim to the blind archer and didn't 
hear the bugle, wherefore he got " thirty days." The owner of 
an obliging but rather apoplectic laugh and a delightful Billingsgate 
brogue. Very skillful with the pencil, but does not give promise 
of future usefulness in the service. Has a choice selection of 
" chokes," told with the true Bowery accent. Easily fussed and a 
regular good thing for the French Department. 



Turner Foster Caldwell, 



Nashville, Term. 



"Paddy" "Patty" "Octo" " M. Link." 

"Stay, stay at home, my heart, and rest." — Longfellow. 

Two Stripes ( 1 ) Farewell Ball Committee, Second Baseball Team 
(4) Class Baseball (3, 2) Chesapeake (4) Tribunal. 

Looks like Old Hickory or a map of Ireland, and regards life 
with droll sarcasm. Some one in the family was to go into the 
Navy, and Paddy was elected by a large majority. But even the 
charms of the Academy have been powerless to make him satisfied. 
Some say that a g — , but that is another matter. Talks in a 
deliberate way that sometimes causes him to stop in the middle and 
begin over. Has contrived to deceive the ladies by posing as a 
fancy-free cavalier. 

"The-The-Theo-Theo-bald ! An-An-Answer up. I ain't 
goin' to vote for any man that's one-eighth niggah." 



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"Max" "Lill" "Lillie" "Birdie" " Hoboken." 



Newark, N. J. 



"What is your sex's earliest, latest care, 
Tour heart's supreme ambition? To be fair." — Lord Lyttleton. 

Buzzard (i) Indiana (4) Class Hockey Team (2). 

Nervous, abrupt and ladylike. Greets you with a cheery 
"Heyo" or "I don't know you" and a coy smile that is most 
enchanting. Has used every hair restorer on the market in vain, 
and can barely muster a quorum when she brushes her hair. A 
dead " swell " at the hops and steps on her own ruffles. Never 
stands on more than one foot at a time. Has the audacity to claim 
that New Jersey is fit to live in and firmly believes that the 
mosquitoes are as thoroughly run out of said swamp as the snakes 
out of Ireland. 



Bruce Livingston Canaga, Scio, O. 

" Dago " " Canigy " " Bruce " " Goat." 

"It' s guid to be merry and wise, 
It' s guid to be honest and true." — Burns. 

One Stripe (1) Track Team (4, 2) Manager Class Football 
Team (3). 

Good-natured to a fault. Generous as the sunshine, and the will- 
ing, even cheery, butt of all hands. Sings and dances under the 
watchful eye of Olaf, and defends himself with his trusty blade. 
Represents the state of Ohio in the Board of Guvernurs. Always 
ready for a rough house, a bit of music or a celebration. Sees 
naught but the merry side of life and contributes his share to the 
general store of mirth. 

Walks like a pump and sings about the "merry warbling 
birds" on state occasions. 





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THAT MAN COTE? 




Andrew Francis Carter, 

"Nick" "Andrew." 

"This jlour of wifly patience." — Chaucer. 



Dillon, S. C. 



One Stripe (i) Track Team (2) Indiana (4). 

Has hard luck in the matter of roommates, who invariably go 
wrong under his tutelage. Used to spend most of the nights Plebe 
year looking for Court; made another unsuccessful attempt with 
"Single" next year and finally tried Johnny Ferg., who so decisively 
capped the climax that he never tried again. Gradually acquired 
the vernacular of the sea, and can scarcely be told now from an 
old sea dog, to hear him talk. 

"Mr. Cyarter is so cute — we all think heaps of Mr. Cyarter." 



Glenn Owen Carter, Cincinnati, O. 

"Go" "Go Carter" "Go Cart." 

"Men are but children of a larger growth." — Dryden. 

Two Stripes (1) Minstrels (4). 

Cut an inch off the tape in order to enter. Now takes off his 
shoes to enter. Dislikes to wait for anything — women and trains. 
Abolished the Midshipmen's seven S's in order to "study steam." 
Shaved once Plebe year [that's the truth]. Has no bad habits, still 
he is beset with one misfortune after another. Rooms with "Ben," 
after already having roomed with him one year ! 

Had to get a new outfit every year, so that now he wears his 
Plebe trousers as knickerbockers. 



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Albert Thomas Church, 

"Iglesias" "Alberto." 

"Not so much virtuous as a frietid of virtue." — Boileau. 



Boise, Idaho. 



Two Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Addicted to Coffey habit (4, 3). 

One of the ancient members of the class. Will retire twelve 
years after graduation. Always relating reminiscences of his child- 
hood in the West. Uses a strictly regulation step. Was a skilled 
expert in the Assay office, and is said to have imported several gold 
bricks. English fiend (4). Defined abaft as "not exactly right." 

" Has everybody had one? Well, little Albert will take one." 



Reuben Burton Coffey, 



St. Joseph, Mo. 



"Formula Q" "Rat" "Squirrel" "Reuben" "Mouse" "Rube." 



"He could distinguish and divide 
A hair, ' ' twixt south and southwest side."- 



-Butler. 



Three Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Star (2) Class Baseball Team (3) 
Member of Church Party (4, 3). 

Spends his spare time reading modern French and Spanish classics. 
Is noted for his originality in working Skinnv probs. One of the 
Polaris party. Comes from Missouri in modern sense of the word 
and you have to show him. Went into the animal show at St. 
Louis and his people had to get a writ of habeas corpus to get him 
out. Ordnance expert. 



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Vaughn Kimball Coman, 



La Crosse, Wis. 



"Plug" "Hansome." 

"Trust me, you" II find a heart of truth within that rough outside." — Mrs. Osgood. 

Buzzard (i) Class Football (3, 2, 1) Second Crew (3, 2). 

A stalwart toiler and always works where it is least seen. 
Frequents the tea parties. Loses everything but his temper. When 
aroused he will violently swear quaint oaths until you laugh at him, 
whereupon he will smile his sad, sweet smile and cease. Has 
been mistaken for the delirium tremens, and is even remarked upon 
by Boston chorus girls. Never too much put out to think of some- 
one else and never too tired to do a favor. 




Arthur Byron Cook, 



Evansville, Ind. 



"Cookie" "Artie." 

"Lies awake ten nights, carving the shape of a new doublet. — "Shak. 

Brigade Adjutant (1) Buzzard (2) Class Supper Committee 
Santee (3) Indiana (4). 

A very fashion plate, perpetrated on the social world by Strass- 
burger (2). Self centered to a degree and not fond of undue exer- 
tion. Buys everything in sight and then looks for more. Threw 
a whole trayful of good booze away once and was justly punished for 
his extravagance. Solved the problem of how to get along without 
effort after one ineffectual attempt. Frightens his own eyes out of 
his head with the fury of his language. Strassburger's guardian 



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Alvah Breaker Court, Houston, Tex. 

"Doc" "A. Bagdad" "Little Alva." 

"Him of the western dome, whose weighty sense 
Flows in fit words and heavenly eloquence.'''' — Dryden. 

Five Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Class President, Hustlers (4) 
Second Crew (4) Crew (3), Captain (2) Choir (4, 3, 2) Leader 
(1) Chesapeake (4) Neptune Minstrels (4) Editor-in-Chief of the 
Lucky Bag. 

Like Alexander he cries for more worlds to conquer — more 
stripes to wear. Surpasses Mark Antony in oratory, and Tom Van 
Revel with the guitar. Kept the instructors busy looking up 
long words in the dictionary Plebe year. Has no time to study. 
A faithful friend and an unrelenting enemy. Missed his calling 
when he did not enter the diplomatic corps. Divides his time 
between the Supe's office and the Commandant's, and the respon- 
sibility of the Naval Academy rests heavily on his shoulders. 

"If drink hurts your business, quit your business." "Don't show 
me that — it makes me nervous." 



Ormond Lee Cox, 

"Ophelia" "Bedelia" "Coxie" "Bill." 

"I speak in understanding.'''' — Shak. 



Rix Mills, O. 



Three Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Star (4, 3, 2) President Y. M. 
C. A. (1). 

Retiring and sedate, setting the things of the next world above 
those of this. In every way a fiend, chews up Math with a 
voracity that is simply appalling. Contrives all sorts of devilish 
mechanisms, with the aid of "Steer Laird," to make non-reg. use 
of the electric plant. Hit a tree ( 1 ) which so frightened the Steam 
Department that the tree was never posted. 







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Logan Cresap, Annapolis, Md. 

"Cree-sap" "Worthy Citizen" "Fixit" "104." 

"I am Sir Oracle, 
And when I ope my lips let no dog bark." — Shak. 

One Stripe (1) Buzzard (2) Class Banner Committee, Manager 
Crew (2). 

"A distinguished representative and worthy citizen of Annap- 
olis." Does less with more effort than any man alive. Unbounded 
energy and confidence in himself. , Spends most of his time in the 
machine shop and in converting his apartment into a junk room. 
Calls Extra Dry "darn good beer." Always willing to do a favor, 
but is generally sworn at for his pains. Authority on pipes and 
tobaccos. Admitted a mistake on May 5, 1904. 



William Linn Culbertson, 



Carroll, la. 



"Cully" "Ada." 

"To be happy is not the purpose for which you are placed in this world." — Fronde. 

Buzzard (1) Santee (3, 2). 

Surely a man of strong intellect, for he still appears sane after 
two years of Sumpter's effervescent hurrah. The man who took 
the "Kill-me-quick." A photographer of some ability. The 
society man of the family and the other half of the fair-haired 
Swedish twins. Takes cross country walks occasionally to exer- 
cise "Sump" in the tree climbing traits of his ancestors. Was 
never known to be angry during his whole course at the Academy. 

"I'm too tired to hug Ada." 



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Ross Sherman Culp, 

"Bettie" "Bessie" "B. Gulp." 

"Avaunt! tonight my heart is light!" — Poe. 



Norwalk, O. 



Buzzard (i) Second Baseball Team (3, 2) Indiana (4). 

Lisps fantastic ejaculations, apparently for no cause whatever, and 
bluffs an instructor with the same vacant earnest expression he 
wears at chapel. Firmly believes he rates a four, except when 
Hiram leads the instructor to think he is wooden. Makes the 
Language Department look like three cents in Mexican money 
when it comes to "habling el fronces." Built a good deal on the 
order of a meal sack. 

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Louis Poisson Davis, 

"Louise" "Looey" "Li'll Felluh" "Runt." 

"He is like one of King John'' s men, 
It takes fifteen hundred of him to make a thousand. ' ' 



Wilmington, N. C. 



-Old Saying. 



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First Sergeant ( 1 ) Class Football Team 
Crew (3) Indiana (4). 

To hear him talk you would think he was a pirate ten feet high. 
Entered at five feet, but has waxed and grown strong and added, 
by taking thought, one-third of a cubit to his stature. Loves a good 
rough house, - can wake the natives of Baltimore yelling at a crew. 
Got his nickname on account of the dear maidenly smile that would 
upon occasions break across his face during Plebedom. 



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Isaac Foote Dortch, 
"Ikey" "Hattie." 

"Patience, and shuffle the cards." — Cervantes. 



Gadsden, Ala. 



Buzzard (2), Class Football Team (3, 2), Class Baseball Team 
(3) Captain (2), Santee (2, 1), Chesapeake (4) Clean Sleeve (1). 

Slender and boyish in appearance, but has lots of nerve — enough 
to play the great American game of draw at Louise's joint on 
credit. Believes in the old adage "sufficient unto the day, etc." 
Ever ready to say a good word for the absent man; cheerful and a 
typical Southern gentleman — would rather sit on a box and tell 
jokes than work, drill or go to chapel. Has in turn taken care of 
"Bagdad," "Foolish Fuller," "the Dutchman," "Grace," "Wilcox" 
and "John Jack." Note the results. 



Jonathan Stewart Dowell, Jr. 



McKinney, Tex. 



"Father" "Dad" "Dad-gum-it" "Gramp." 

"I am no courtier, no fawning dog of state." — Sewell. 

One stripe (1) Football Team (2, 1 ) Voted for Cleveland (1888). 

Originator of the famous naval question "Where is that dad-gum 
lizard at?" Doesn't see yet how they use the Morris tube in 
action. Considers the State of Texas as the Garden of Eden and 
hopes to go to Congress when he resigns. Rugged and remark- 
ably energetic for one of his years. One of the non-fussers. 
Knows (he must know by this time) a varied vocabulary of cuss 
words, but still clings to those designed for ladies' use. 

"Gee, but she's a stem-winder ! " 



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Baker City, Ore. 



"Spooks" "Olaf" "Tin-can Johnnie" "Oraygin" "Spec." 

' ' Yon Cass i us hath a lean and hungry look. 
He thinks too much." — Shak. 

Buzzard (i) Class Football Team (3, 2) Hustlers (1). 

A lean, spare youth with an inquiring mind. Asks the wrong 
question at the right time and then suffers. Talks in his sleep and 
is the victim of vivid hallucinations. Smokes a disreputable cob 
pipe and sings through his nose. Retiring in disposition but 
always on hand. Knows all sorts of neck holds and patent ways 
to sandbag a man. Indeed, his strength and agility greatly belie 
his somewhat attenuated face. 



Benjamin Dutton, Jr. 

"Ben" "Galoola" "Buxom Bungie." 

"My hair is graj, but not with years." — Byron. 



Meadville, Pa. 



Buzzard (1) Class Football Team (2) Santee (3). 

Looks very savez when he puts his glasses on, so he usually 
takes them to recitation. Has a unique way of getting a focus. 
Authority on seamanship, along with Norris and Eklund. Mem- 
ber of the Bath Room Vaudeville. Speaks of Meadville as if it 
were heaven, and wears an expression of ineffable content upon his 
placid face. Always pleasant, and rhinos only as a matter of 
courtesy. 





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William Edgar Eberle, 

"Peter" "Squirt" "Imp." 

"That struts and frets his hour." — Shak. 



Fort Smith, Ark. 



Battalion Adjutant (i) Chairman Ring Committee, Manager 
Baseball Team (2) Indiana (4) Neptune Minstrels (4). 

High minded youth but loves to smoke other people's cigarettes. 
Believes in sarcasm and imposing airs as he does his future. A 
lion among ladies — holds his hands behind him, stands on his heels 
and tells his little story. Took a prize at a baby show and dreams 
of it yet. Expert navigator, and knows the great circle course and 
distance to every officer's quarters in the yard and out of it. One 
of the close harmonizers. 



Frank Nathaniel Eklund, 

"Dot Boy" "Eklundt" "Boy." 

"Eureka, I have found it." — Byron. 



Eureka, Cal. 



Buzzard (1) Track (3, 2) Choir (2) Santee (3) (Xmas). 

A society man of many cities, having numerous acquaintances 
along the coast. Always the first man ashore but has had many 
hairbreadth escapes from missing the first boat — notably the flying 
"yump" at New Bedford. Possessed with soft eyes and also a fine 
complexion due to his untiring massage with a beauty roller and to 
his self-perfected system of physical culture. Looks like mercury 
in studding sails in his running clothes. Makes the half-hour 
from 9:30 to 10:00 a nightmare with his infernal mandolin. 
Last in war, last in peace and last at every formation. 



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"Spuds" "Ella" "Reddy." 

"Let those love now who never loved before, 
Let those who always loved now love the more. ' ' 



Richmond, Va. 



Parnell. 



Buzzard (i) Class Baseball (3) Baseball Scrubs (2) Santee 
(3, 2) Chesapeake (4) Class Football (1). 

A hopeless but not hopless fusser. Fond of night raids and pre- 
fers sitting in the corridor with a sack of "Bull" to turning in. 
His curly hair and fetching pronunciation of the word "house" are 
too much for the fair sex. Posed as a savoir Plebe year and then 
rested on his laurels. Will stop at nothing in search of a good 
time; knows all the easy places on the wall, and prefers "Star Plug" 
to all others. "Buffalo Bill" second class leave. Starred at Bobby's. 



Louis Calott Farley, 

"Lewis" "Fahly" "Willie" "Louey." 

"Had we never loved sae kindly, 
Had we never loved sae blindly, 
Never met or never parted 
We had ne' ' er been broken-hearted." ■ 



Rowe, Mass. 



-Burns. 



Three Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Crest Committee, Football 
Team (4, 3, 2) Captain (1) Crew (4, 3) Santee (2) Indiana, Chesa- 
peake (4) Class Supper Committee, Tribunal, Lucky Bag 
Committee. 

Massachusetts with a broad a. Amorous as a southern belle, 
and impetuous as a nor'easter. Strenuous, and takes success by the 
nape of the neck, but a failure in love. Fell from, his high place 
one fine Sunday morning (2) and had a hard time getting back up. 
"It's all gone now, Mr. Farley; it's all gone." Changed in every- 
thing except himself in four years, and was none the worse for it. 
One of the Polaris party. "Stand by — Mahk." "I should not 
lauhgh at him. I should cuhrse him." 





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Earle Farwell, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

"Earle" "Kid" "P. Anthony." 

"Behold the child, by nature's kindly law 
Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw. — Pope. 

Buzzard (i). 

A little shaver with "yeller" hair and a desire to be touge. Gets 
hilarious reading advertisements of Mumm's and Wilson, and had 
to be put under the spigot and put to bed, when somebody threw 
a cork through the transom. Always playing bum jokes and gets 
the worst of them. Gives professional advice with no experience 
whatever. Does however make a good thing occasionally with his 
chafing dish. Shaved first time November 14, 1903. 

"Whee!" "If you run me, mister, I'll run you." 



Reed Marquette Fawell, 

"Pop" "Popsy." 



Lincoln, Neb. 



"A blithesome brother at the bowl, 
A welcome guest in hall and bower; 
He knows each place where wine is good 
' Twixt Newcastle and Holyrood." — Scott. 

Buzzard (1) Santee (3) Gym Team (4). 

A finisher. Never known to quit before the bunch. Has a 
habit of getting adopted. A sunny-natured, sunny-haired fusser 
who has come perilously near his finish — note Stott. One of the 
militaires. Quit playing poker last spring ; needed his money to 
invest in stamps. The Nebraska Nightingale, genus, close agony. 
"Come on Grafton, let's give them a song." A noted traveler via 
Short Line and return. A clever "buster" of the regulations whose 
innocent look and aggrieved manner usually get him out of trouble. 

"Say fellows, I've got to bone." 

"Won't you come home, Bill Bailey?" 



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John Norwood Ferguson, 

"Johnnie Ferg" "Choochie." 



Waynesville, N. C. 



"Thou sayest an undisputed thing 
In such a solemn may." ■ — O. W. Holmes. 

Two Stripes (i) Track Team (3, 2) Indiana (4). 

Recites in liquid tones and velvety expressions. Solemn as a 
Colonel in the preparation of a mint-julep. Has spent four years 
hard work in a vain effort to live up to the family reputation. 
Was Nick's last experiment in the wife line and a failure. Has 
never learned how to bust gracefully, and is in a chronic state of 
aggrieved indignation against the length of lessons. 



Hugo Frankenberger, 

"Square" "Berger" "Fracas" "Frankenhasher." 

"He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one, 
Exceeding wise, fair spoken and persuasive. ' 



Charleston, W. Va. 



-Shak. 



Four Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Star (4, 3, 2) Stood one (4, 3) 
Fob Committee, Lucky Bag Committee, Tribunal, Chesapeake (4). 

Had to get an extra size napkin ring to put his name on. 
Was chairman of the Chronic Rhino and Anti-fussing League 
until the end of Youngster year, when he resigned to take up a 
position as light-house tender. Loves all his teachers and doesn't 
hesitate to say so. Won't grease and has probably kept more men 
in the Navy than anybody else in the class. Lost his class ring (2) 
and started going to the hops. Holds a degree from the University of 
W. Va., where the entrance age is 22. Youngest man in the class. 



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William Lee Friedell, 



Texarkana, Ark. 



"Fridle" "Efie" "Friedeggs." 

"Elysian beauty, melancholy grace, 
Brought from a pensive though a happy place." — Wadsworth. 

Buzzard (2, 1) Class Football Team (3, 2). 

Graceful as a coil of rope and passing fair. Used to be the 
target at which Bummie Green exercised himself casting epithets. 
Comes from the dreamy western land where the natives spend the 
languid days in dusting the flies off the passerby with a 44-caliber, 
and walks as if he were dodging about six bullets, all coming from 
different directions. Was a special pet of Courtney's on second 
class cruise. "Prepped" with John Paul Jones and was a well 
known fixture in Annapolis for many years. 



Robert Samuel Furber, Northfield, Minn. 

"Bob" "Carrol" "Bobs" "Colonel." 

"Who dares this pair of hoots displace.'" — Rhodes. 

First Sergeant (1) Crest Committee, Lucky Bag Committee, 
Class Supper Committee, Gym (one day) Indiana (4). 

A good natured son of Erin who is subject to fits of spontane- 
ous and irrepressible cachination over his own or anybody else's 
jokes. Wears the same size in shoes and collars. Responsible for 
most of the works of art herein, and expects to go on the sick list 
shortly. A lover with small success, except chorus girls. 
"Sammy, Oh, Uncle Sammy, 
Tell me you're my Sammy Boy." 



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Roscoe, Pa. 



"Dutch" "Blubeard" "Langfur" "Burgess" "Germany." 

"Magnificent spectacle of human happiness" — Sidney Smith. 

First Sergeant (i) Buzzard (2) Lucky Bag Committee, Tribunal, 
Choir (4, 3, 2, 1) Fencing Team (3) for one week, Conscientious 
Boner (4, 3) Roomed with Beall (2, 1) Chesapeake (4) Yell-master 
(1) Corridor alarm clock (4, 3) Secretary Y. M. C. A. (3) 
Pandemonium Glee Club (4) Santee (2). 

Holds Santee record; hit the ship twice in twenty-four hours. 
"Close up, 'Fats'." A little, short, jolly square-head who spoons on 
all plebes who speak Dutch. Likes sauerkraut, sweitzer and wieners. 
Always seasick on the cruise if anybody is. Was invited out to 
dinner and boned jokes all morning; came late and forgot them. 
Writes to Gretchen every day. Made out illustrated menus in all 
languages for plebe cruise and then dined with Snickle under the table. 

"Get off my foot, Brice." 



William Peace Gaddis, Wetumpka, Ala. 

"Hayfie" (Jefe) "Blind Tom" "Felluh." 

"O dark, dark,, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, 
Irrevocably dark !' ' — Milton. 

Buzzard (1) Banner Committee (2) Class Baseball Team 
(2) Santee (2) German Committee. 

Pride of the Spanish Department. Politician of the Tam- 
many type, never without some scheme to spring at a class 
meeting, or some candidate for the next election. Charter and 
lifetime member of the wooden section; Bar Harbor favorite, in 
great demand at all social functions, especially tea parties. Sits 
on the wall and looks for the watchman. 

"Beg pardon, Miss, but what is yo' name!" 



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James Orville Gawne, 



Fredonia, N. Y. 



"Jimmie" "Jaime Ido." 

"Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?" — Marlowe. 

Two Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Star (4) Class Banner Race (2, 1). 

Tall, fair-haired, blue-eyed ; all the rage. Had a new girl 
every week until the middle of second class year. Led astray by 
Sweeney. Lost class ring once; watch fob twice. Recovered 
latter by means of a sofa pillow. Has a train of wheels in his head 
which is his favorite subject of conversation. Completely passive, 
opposed to exertion of any sort, except in connection with his cor- 
respondence. 



Hamilton Freer Glover, 
"Belledeny." 



Orangeburg, N. C. 



"Man is man and master of his fate." — Tennyson. 

Buzzard (1) Indiana (4) Went on leave (1). 

Rameses II. reincarnated. Speaks a strange and uncouth dia- 
lect peculiar to himself, but somehow the Monk learned enough of 
it for the ordinary purposes of life, so that the Mummy and the 
Monk have lived in bliss since functiondom. Spanish expert. 
Disabled a three-inch field piece by carrying off the ramrod and 
filled the box of a Morris tube target with sorghum. Always 
popular at soirees, particularly those held in Indiana's washroom. 
Is always soaked, but bones hard and keeps remarkably cheerful 
withal. 

"What's the jackass, Mr. Glover?" 

"The donkey engine, sir." 

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Samuel Gordon, Port Jervis, N. Y. 

"Sammy" "Updegraf" "Guvener." 

"/ thank God that I am as honest as any man living 
who is an old man and no honester than I." — Shak. 

Buzzard (i) Indiana (4). 

A wit — appreciates a good joke and tells no other kind. He 
is silent on the subject, but his friends say he was a "lady killer" 
in New York. Was on the water wagon in his youth. Got off 
to pick up his hat and has never been able to get back. "My, but 
it's high up here." Was a good boy until he fell in with De Witt. 
Now lives with Squire, and keeps all the necessaries from cork- 
screw to seltzer. "A jolly good fellow," and one of the Guveners. 



Nelson Henry Goss, Rockville, Ind. 

"Goose" "Haymaker" "Nelse" "Farmer." 
"I'll not budge an inch.'''' — Shak. 

Brigade Staff Petty Officer (1) Football Team (3, 2, 1) Crew 
(3, 2) Academy strength test (2). 

"Gooseneck putter, the haymaker's mate," is a "profeshor of 
mashematics rzrz — and can lick any darned OShe in zhe buildingsh." 
Perhaps he stands seven feet three inches, and wears a No. 10 G 
shoe. Is now almost bald from giving away locks of his hair to 
his lady friends in Baltimore. It has so many attractions for him, 
that his correspondence is always getting mixed up — sometimes 
with disastrous results. Lost class ring at farewell ball. Received 
a ducking while triced up to the dinghy's falls on the Arkansas. 

"Don't call me Mr. Goss; call me Nelse — all the girls do." 

"Goose, pass the strawberries." 



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Burton Hepburn Green, 



Dousman, "Wis. 



"Bum" "Waddington" "Bright" "Dot." 

"Oh, I will curse thee until thy soul runs mad with horror.'^ — Lee. 

Buzzard (i) Coxswain Second Crew (3, 2) Santee (3). 

Oh, see the little man with the grown-up pockets ! Exceeding 
touge with a crew voice which he uses like a trooper. Has 
lovely, great big brown eyes. Was led astray by Sal Woodson and 
got ragged smoking the first time he tried it. Hit the ship with 
temperature 1 1 2°, having forgotten to take the Doctor's ther- 
mometer off of the radiator in hospital. 

"The danger of damp plaster, sir, is that it might fall on 
somebody." 

,j"Senor Green, Porque' tiene Vd dinero?" 

"Para spendario, senor." 

"Hully Gee!" 



Halford Robert Greenlee, 

"Tubby" "Green-eye." 

"Now crack thy lungs and split thy brazen pipe.'" — Shak. 



Lyndon, 111. 



Buzzard (1). 

One of Skipper's chums and bankers, also a ballad-monger of 
the barber-shop variety. The Navy bump, however, had its quiet- 
ing effect. Hand's bosom friend in malady — gets as much enjoy- 
ment out of life as though possessed with common sense. 
Thinks little and talks much, and is a close second on Pegg in 
making wooden queries. Wears non-regs. but they never fit. 
Belongs to the whist club, and smoking club as long as he can bum 
the makes. 



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"Heintz" "George Washington" "Pickles" "Hens." 

"In rage deaf as the sea, hasty as fire. " — Shak. 

Buzzard (i) Fob Committee, Tribunal, Santee (3, 2) Indiana (4) 
German Committee. 

A fiery but ultra-courteous cavalier of the South. In connection 
with old man Johndeville runs an agency for class stationery, or 
anything with a crest on it. Somewhat of a moneyed man, own- 
ing first mortgage on the telephone system of Annapolis, but always 
has to borrow the nickel to use it. Shows frequent displays of elo- 
quence and oratory at class meetings, but hasn't yet succeeded in 
equaling Beall when the latter wants to talk. 

"Did anybody see Jokey?" 

"Yes, here he is, what do you want with him." 



Edward Guerrant Hargis, 
"Liz" "Runt." 



Winchester, Ky. 



"Such conduct will not be tolerated, 
And it does not promise well 
For his future usefulness 
And career in the Navy." — Old Song. 

Buzzard ( i ) Class Baseball Team (3) Rifle Team (2) Santee (3,2). 

Only punished for being caught, never for what he did. Un- 
lucky in everything except poker. Tends to his own business and 
knows all there is to know about guns and their use. Likes to go 
to the Colonial but does not appreciate the company of Plebes any- 
where, especially at the theatre. His chief occupation is herding — 
has looked after a single Cow for two years. Used to pour the 
tea at Cow's one-a.-m. -garden-parties till the whole bunch got 
ragged. 



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Isaac "William Hayne, 

"Ikey" "Fatty." 

l, He was a man of unbounded stomach. 



Greenville, S. C. 



-Shak. 



Buzzard (i) Class Football (i) Rifle Team (2) Santee (2) Indi- 
ana (4). 

One of those buxom, fat, rosy-cheeked lads that never looks 
cool. Has had trouble with the Language Department since enter- 
ing, but did not have to resort to the use of a gramophone. Gets 
the real article every Xmas fresh from the cob. Usually around 
with Squire and Skump to help with the mixing. Got his class 
ring plebe year. A most valuable acquisition on a launch party, if 
you can keep him from jumping overboard. 

"Got some hot bare, felluhs." The other McSorley twin. 

"286 — Hayne, sir." 



Stanford Caldwell Hooper, 



San Bernadino, Cal. 



"Agnes" "Cow." 

When the proofs are present, what need is there of words? — Ovid. 

Buzzard (1). 

This contribution to the array presented, hails from the snake 
and scorpion infested deserts of Southern California, where it had 
experience as a telegraph operator. Marvelous are the tales it 
unfolds of wild beasts and Indians. Has a grease with the 
Language Department through the purchase of a gramophone, 
[has no difficulty now in obtaining a 3.6. Also the originator of a 
peculiar process of making Bessemer steel with the aid of spaghetti. 
Convert to "How-to-grow-tall Stretching Machine" and offers the 
following excellent advice to mariners. 

"Sunset in the morning 
Sailors take warning." 
"(1) Route (2) March!" 



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Gerald Howze, Birmingham, Ala. 

"Scrubby" "Pete" "Scrumps." 

"If bis name be George, I' '11 call him Peter, 
For new made honors do forget men' s names. — Shak. 

Two Stripes, Battalion Adjutant (i) Indiana (4) German Com- 
mittee. 

"Ain't it so?" "Deed it's the truf." Blessed with a graceful un- 
derstanding not unlike Squire's, which serves its purpose except for 
an adjutant. Of peaceable and loving temperament. Bones a 
little, sleeps a good while and fusses the rest of the time. Belongs 
to the Kindergarten Social Club. Runs a race every day with the 
Imp in reading orders and usually wins out. Sits up after taps 
to shirk. 

"You fool nigger Burgess." 



Royal Eason Ingersoll, South Bend, Ind. 

"Budge" "Bob" "P. Anksol, steerage cook." 

"In vain we strive against love' s sway, 
Who ne'er has loved, will love one day." — de Briserade. 

Four Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) for three weeks, Santee (2) for one 
week, Star (4, 3, 2) Class Secretary, Lucky Bag Committee, 
Choir (4, 3, 2, 1) Cigarette Fiend (1) Neptune Minstrels (4) 
Indiana (4). 

Pretends to be a confirmed woman-hater. Attended three hops 
in three years. Courtney's ideal on duty. Always tries to look 
unpleasant when he does not forget himself. "Now see heah, 
chile." Another example of misplaced confidence. In connection 
with Fracas ran a first aid to the bilging (2). Took care of Stott 
for a year and a half, but alas ! his teachings were short lived. 



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Robert Leo Irvine, Salt Lake City, Utah. 

"Spectre" "Spooks" "Pat." 

"/ was more than half stewed in grease, like a Dutch dish.*'' — Shak. 

Two Stripes (i) Gym Team (3) Captain (2) Chesapeake (4). 
A long Mormon with the sick-call habit — noted for his long 
winded spiels on nothing much and for his longer excuses where 
the former are not worth a 2.5. A gum habitue. Exceedingly 
fond of black berries and wheat biscuits, although this diet is 
peculiarly conducive to sleep, he has never been known to be over 
half an hour late relieving watch. Particularly excels when it 
comes to reading orders: — Here's a sample. 

Annapolis, Md. U. S. Naval Academy 
April 4, 1 904. 
Report to the sick board, medical quarters 

Hicks Chas. J. Badger, 

Hickey Commandant of Mid'n 

Howard Com'd'r U. S. N. 

Humphrey. 

Hiram Leech Irwin, Franklin, Pa. 

"Admiral" "Popeyes" "x 3 " "Squarehead." 
" Wise in bis own conceit." — Proverbs. 

First Sergeant (1) Buzzard (2) Star (4) Hustlers (4) Santee (2) 
Indiana (4). 

Captain's Clerk U. S. N. of the U. S. S. Oregon. Starred Plebe 
year, but Joey busted his constellation next year. A staid and 
dignified old man in his declining years. Delights in the society 
of ladies and has gained notoriety by his unsuccessful and disas- 
trous attempts at frenching. Possessed with an old riddle and 
the devil which break out simultaneously and which always 
bring down the wrath of the corridor. One is reminded of the 
good old Y. M. C. A. days of A. Wood. Can ask more profound 
wooden questions in one minute than Leary could spiel off in one 
recitation. Marks his "cits" and chucks them out of the windows 

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Robert Allen Jackson, Petersburg, Va. 

"Madge" "Lovely Mary" "May Irwin." 

"Petition me no petitions, sir, today; 
Let other hours be set aside for business, etc." — Fielding. 

Buzzard (i) Fencing Team (3, 2) Gym Team (4,3) Santee (3) 
Indiana (4). 

Sad eyed and indifferent. Fond of posing, and eternally rhino. 
Formed a passion for Hiram, and separated from him only in tears. 
Never made a success in society because of the far away look he 
gives you at times. Celebrates Thanksgiving in a peculiar way 
and then it's "look out watchman." One of the harem on Plebe 
cruise. Talks French to Wadsworth, giving the latest pronunci- 
ation as imported from the South Sea Islands. 

"Yo ho! little girls! Yo ho!" 



Anthony John James, Chicago, 111. 

"Jessie" "Jaime." 

"It is better to have loved and lost 
Then never to have loved at all." — Tennyson. 

Buzzard (1) Manager Class Football Team (1) Choir (3) Santee 
(3) Class Tramp (1). 

A roistering blade from Evanston. Charter member of the 
whist club and a partner in Louise's joint. Made the choir Plebe 
year, but never succeeded since then, although he has had several 
re-exams. Possesses regulation Chicago feet. Has made several 
Santee cruises for several reasons. Rooms with Mickle and some- 
how they manage to return each other from liberty. Jaime pos- 
sesses a great grease with the Language Department, being a lin- 
guist of no small note. Has never attempted to learn Belledeny's, 
however. 

"Yum, Yum, Jaime." 



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Herbert Emory Kays, 



Phoenix, Ari. 



"Pap" "Keys." 

"Love the sea? I dote upon it — -from the beach." — Douglas Jerrold. 

Buzzard (i) Class Football Team (2)Santee (i) Clean Sleeve (i). 

A charming, harmless creature that exists among us without 
much display or fuss. Very reg. in all respects — never hits the pap, 
never wears non-regs. and has no use for fancy pillows. Spends 
his practice cruises leaning over the lee rail admiring the beauties 
of the sea and the paymaster's best (though not always good) efforts. 
Declares that the Construction Corps will be good enough for him. 
Missed his train when coming to take the entrance exams, and 
wired the following to the Supt. 

"Hold examinations, missed connections at Chicago." 

Kays. 



Horace Christopher Laird, 

"Steer" "Texas." 



Vernon, Tex. 



"So wild that they were tame" — Tennyson. 

Buzzard (i) Crew (4, 3, 2) Class Football (1). 

A cow puncher and bronco buster. Lassos every 
fence post in sight. An ardent student of time tables ; 
never knows whether to go on leave to Michigan or 
to Texas. Had a bout with Cupid second class year 
and tried to resign. A mechanical genius, whose door 
opens at reveille, window closes, water pours out of a 
suspended pitcher, shoes come sliding over to his bed 
side, and a whisk broom brushes most viciously at his 
blouse. Blew out all the fuses in Annex "B" with his 
electrical contraptions. 



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Walter Hamilton Lassing, 

"Squire" "W. Bone." 



Union, Ky. 



11 Fill me again with that forgotten juice, 
Methinks 1 might recover by and by." — Omar Khyam. 

Cadet Chief Petty Officer (i) Rifle Team (2) Track Team (2) 
Lucky Bag Committee, Santee (3) Chesapeake (4). 

A staunch Kentuckian, very fond of fair women, if not of good 
whiskey. One of the Guveners, and a prime companion for any 
sort of celebration or tea fight. In spinning yarns can outdo the 
snake in the Garden of Eden. Has a choice collection of ballads 
and lyrics and homely airs that are discoursed at irregular intervals, 
interspersed with Biblical quotations and directions for use with 
regard to the use of the — department. 

"Hallelujah! Give us a hand out!" 



Sylvester Howard Lawton, Jr. 



Toledo, O. 



"Lawtong." 



'Every lover is a soldier." — Ovid. 



Buzzard ( 1 ) Assistant Manager Lucky Bag. • 

Eternally rhino, believing that all the world is doing him spite. 
Behind the scenes at the Isle of Spice. Does hefty fussing with the 
aid of "B. Gulp." Falls in love with a different girl every leave. 
Capsized with a party of girls and had to walk ashore. Never 
gets excited. Please notice the "Jr." in his name. Has not yet 
learned the Navy style of profanity, but is up on all other require- 
ments of the profession. 



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Herbert Fairfax Leary, Baltimore, Md. 

"Savezfax" "Time sight." 

« ' Why Hal, ' tis my vocation ! 
Hal: ' tis no sin for a man to labor in his vocation." — Shak. 

Three Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Star (4, 3, 2) Fencing Team 
(4, 3, 2) Class Baseball Team (3, 2) Indiana (4). 

A military man with a wad of chewing gum. Talks like snow 
sliding off a roof. Spiel, my God ! how he does spiel. Knows 
every seamanship by heart from Noah's to Happy Hourigan's. "It 
has been his one aim and desire to enter the naval service and to 
represent his district, etc." Ask him for the rest of it: French and 
Spanish, forwards or backwards, he hasn't forgotten it. Holding 
ground for the class anchor and main stay of the second division. 
Bones at all times and even on Xmas. Has the one and only 
grease with the dagos. 



Winfield Liggett, Jr. 



Harrisonburg, Va. 



"Dewitt" "Luggitts." 

"Thy modesty is a candle to thy merit." — Henry Fielding. 

Two Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Class Supper Committee, Class 
Football Team (3, 2, 1) Treasurer Athletic Association (2) Indi- 
ana (4). 

Leads a life of delicious repose. Studies by teaching others, 
and was never known to grease. Quiet and gentlemanly in man- 
ner. Controls himself in all things. Wins at poker and votes 
"aye" on all liquor questions. Likes plenty of color, especially on 
the corridor and yard lights New Year's eve. Spent Plebe cruise in 
teaching upper classmen the proper use of Navy language. Is going 
to have his Bowditch buried with him in order to verify the course 
of Charon. 



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William Tupper Lightle, 

"Bill" "Tupper" "Lightly." 

"Looked unuttered things.''' — Thomson. 



Searcy, Ark. 



Buzzard (2) One Stripe (1) Manager Football Team (1) Class 
Football Team (3) Captain (2) Santee (3, 2). 

The Arkansas Traveler and a Southern gentlemen of the modern 
school. A member of the whist club and the woman-hater 
society". Decided in May to take Center cruise, but after being 
caterer on Summer cruise decided that the condition of the 
finances would permit of a trip to Arkansas. A receptacle for the 
Kid's jokes and Shawsky's nonsense. Burns the twilight oil, never 
having succeeded in keeping awake after 8 p. m. Can't go to sleep 
until his hair is parted and brushed. 

"Oh Bedelia, 'Delia." 



Carl Amos Lohr, 



Ceresco, Mich. 



"Tubby" "Moonbeam" "Whale Oil Gus" "Kedge Anchor." 

"An honest man, close buttoned to the chin, 
Broadcloth without and a warm heart within." — Cowper. 

Buzzard (1) Treasurer Y. M. C. A. (2). 

Possessed with a string of cognomens as long as his arms and with 
a smiling and beaming countenance that is a joy to behold. What 
would a practice cruise be without Tubby? Greased on Second 
Class cruise for a buzzard, but the bird was killed in infancy when 
the kedge anchor hit it. Developed into an ordnance fiend, some 
of his changes in the manual being appended elsewhere. Uses the 
"dead compass" as an aid to navigation. 

"Mr. Lohr, brace up the after yards." 

"Aye, aye, sir; set taut. Hoist away." 



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John Jackson London, 



Pittsboro, N. C. 



"John Jack." 



' Maid of Athens, ere we part, 
Give, oh give me back my heart." - 



-Byron. 



Buzzard (i) Farewell Ball Committee, Class Baseball Team 
(3, 2). Chairman Class German Committee. 

A society and ladies' man of the highest development. Falls 
in love with any pretty girl at first sight, but the last girl he sees is 
like "the last ship I was in." Instilled his loving nature in Plug 
Coman. A card fiend, having a preference for poker, but will 
play whist if nothing else is offered. One of the chief supporters 
of Louise's gambling joint and bucket shop. Has never missed a 
hop since he started going to them, and vows he never will miss 
one. Dances divinely. 

"Good Lord, Charlie, why in the devil don't you go?" 



Byron McCandless, Florence, Col. 

"Mick" "Brick" "McCandles" "Byron Zero." 

« • Oh the great big Irishman, 
The rattling, battling Irishman, 
The tearing, swearing, thumping, bumping, 
Ranting, roaring Irishman." Maginn. 

Two Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Hustlers (4, 3, 1). 

His playful taps and friendly nudges generally capsize the 
fellow that runs afoul of him. When he and a friend differ on a 
question there is not even standing room left for spectators. 
Authority on chemistry and mineralogy. Attends all the farewell 
balls. Came near bilging once by being honest. A bluff, straight- 
forward fellow who talks with a half-aggrieved air that brings tears 
to the eyes. 



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William Stanley McClintic, Fort Lewis, Va. 

"Fat" "Berkshire" "McSwat" "Big Joe." 

"He would not flatter Neptune for his trident 
Or Jove for 's power to thunder — Shak. 

Two Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Treasurer Athletic Association 
(2) Hustlers (3) Football Team (2, 1) Tribunal, Santee (2). 

"Who's got my book?" "I want my book." "Gimme some 
ham." A solid chunk of humanity from the mountains of Vir- 
ginia, always ready for a rough house or a scrimmage. Spends 
most of his time sleeping and unconsciously adding to his girth. 
Is of a very conservative mind and stubborn in his ideas, usually 
right. Gets hot when the pace of a section is increased beyond his 
limit of step and is compelled to drop behind like Herr Bruder 
and his bazoon. Good natured with his fatness and seems to enjoy it. 

One of McSorley's two beautiful twins. 



Roscoe Conkling MacFall, Dover, N. J. 

"Roxy" "Mucfall" "Muck." 

"Blessings be on him who first invented sleep." — Cervantes. 

Two Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Made a Remark at Class Meeting 
(2) Cracked Bum Jokes (4, 3, 2, 1). 

An ex-member of the bachelor's club. Swears like a trooper. 
A silent partner in the beef trust before entering the Naval 
Academy. Has worked out by Simpson's rule that he beats the 
government out of ten cents for every hour he sleeps and expects 
to be rich soon by this means. Took advantage of Jeb's wooden- 
ness and attendance at a "tea party" to cut him out. At times 
does the hops strenuously. Quite a fiend with special delivery letters 
and telegrams. Went hunting in the Adirondacks First-Class leave, 
and put up one lonely picture on his locker when he returned. 
Dreams of the eagles and lions carved on Memorial Hall. Belongs 
to the tobacco dispensary. 

"I muscht shee Schtott and Boween." 



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Lawrence North McNair, Warsaw, N. Y. 

"Larry" "Foozle" "Chimmie." 

"T 11 be merry and free 
r II be sad for nobody ." — Burns. 

Buzzard (i) Class Football Captain (3) Hockey (2) 
Chesapeake (4). 

An accomplice of most of Tommy's bum jokes, and a per- 
petrator of some choice bits of Bowery banter. Never known to 
"rhino" against anything or anybody. A fusser in a rather modest 
way, whose methods with the gentler sex are far more persuasive 
than those he uses toward the Skinny department. Noted for the 
idiosyncrasies of his pajamas. 

"Und negsdt gomes I." 



Edward Lloyd McSheehy, Logansport, Ind. 

"Patsy" "McSheeney." 

"In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill, 
For even though he vanquished he could argue still." — Goldsmith. 

One Stripe (1) Buzzard (2) Choir (3, 1) 

An Irishman and a Hoosier and proud of it; and prouder yet 
of his commission as a Cadet Ensign that hangs enshrined on his 
locker door. Inflicts the long-sufFering corridor with the inces- 
sant pick-pick of his mandolin. Patsy, however, can give the Swede 
and Boy points in this line. Set in his notions and ideas and harder 
to move than Moose Marston. Cut a wide swath in smart society 
at Bar Harbor. Wears his cap with a flange on it like the marines. 



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John Appleton Mandeville, Carrollton, Ga. 



"John" "Mandevil." 

"Put money in your purse." — Shak. 

First Sergeant (i) Buzzard (2) Club Committee, Track Team 
(2) Santee (2) Ring Committee, Clean Sleeve (1). 

Class goose (4, 3, 2, 1). The Georgia horsetrader, who in 
connection with G. W. Hens, is the proprietor of the emporium 
for class jewelry. Will take orders for any kind of clothing with 
class crest worked in free of charge. Never has had a regulation 
suit since Plebe year. Host at many after-taps entertainments, but 
usually succeeds in getting his guests ragged and sent to the ship 
for further orders. Always has a motion of some kind for a class 
meeting. Always receives hard and pointed treatment from his 
friends when he tries to perpetrate Tommy's jokes or tries to start 
fashions in haberdashery. 



Coburn Stewart Marston, 
"Cobe" "Moose." 



Skowhegan, Me. 



"If he takes you in hand, sir, with an argument, 
He' II bray you in a mortar." — Ben Jonson. 

Buzzard (1, 2) Class Football (3, 2, 1) Second (3) Track 
(3, 2) Santee (2) Chesapeake (4). 

The Canuck from Skowhegan — comes from so far north that 
he suffers from the heat of Annapolis's winters. Has the peculiar 
way down east Yankee twang mixed with Boston accent. Will 
argue with anyone that will stop and take the other side of the 
question. Enjoys nothing better than a battle of words with the 
Swede. Has a peculiar theory on the propulsive effect of flapping 
sails. Enjoys West Point games, particularly the trip home. 
Always in the mad race to beat the bugle. Has a patent fly 
catcher, the design of which was borrowed from Leary. 

"T'wont make any difference." 



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Herbert Hart Maxson, 

"Uncle Max" "Henri" "Nevady." 

"It is a great plague to be too handsome a manJ" — Plantus. 



Reno, Nev. 



Buzzard (i) Mumps (2). 

An efficient young man, whose principal fault is that he comes 
from Nevada. Got a furlough Youngster year for his excellent 
record in grease. Was made a section leader in mathematics his 
second week in the Academy. Lives so far from civilization that 
he spends his September in Annapolis commanding torpedo boats. 
Jumped ship at New London, but got ragged coming back. Wears 
glasses and really looks intelligent in them. 

"What did the enemy fire with, Mr. Maxson?" 

"They fired with great effect, sir." 



Lucian Minor, 



Galveston, Tex. 



"Minner" "Lucy" "Looshen" "Luce" "Maje." 

"Is this that haughty, gal/ant, gay Lothario." — Nicholas Rowe. 

Buzzard (1) Track (3) German Committee. 

One of the notorious band of ladies' men. Never succeeded in 
making the Hop Committee, although the ladies all say "Really 
Terpsichore never had a better representative at a hop." Is a 
member of the whist club and a partner in Louise Davis's joint and 
bucket shop. Once chucked the Officer of the Deck overboard 
for cracking a bum joke. Promoter of hops and teas on board 
practice ships and knows every girl on the Atlantic coast from Bar 
Harbor to Galveston. 



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"Joey" "Joe" "Mosy." 

"Tax not so bad a voice to slander music more than once" — Shak. 



Saco, Me. 



Buzzard (i) Baseball Second Team (4) Track (2) Santee 
(3, 2) Indiana (4). 

"Are you from Maine? Well, so am I." Has pink cheeks, 
goo-goo eyes, and a waddle that would put Count Stern-Wheeler 
to shame. Official scorer at football games, which offered great 
opportunities to pose before the gaze of the admiring multitude. 
Couldn't hold down the job First Class year — likewise got bounced 
off the brigade staff, which also offered excellent opportunities for 
the display of grace. Has made several unsuccessful attempts at 
frenching, ending in Santee cruises. Discovered means of detect- 
ing arsenic poison when dead men breathe on cold plates. Captain, 
coach and stroke of the mud-diggers (2). 



Raymond Perry Rodgers Neilson, 



New York, N. Y. 



"Nellie." 



'She moves a goddess and she looks a queen.'''' — Pope. 



One Stripe (1) Lucky Bag Committee, FencingTeam (3, 2, 1) 
Captain (2, 1) Track Team (4) Choir (4, 3) Santee (4, 3) Indiana 
(4) Minstrels (4.) 

One of those self-possessed people who always do the correct 
thing. Carries her dainty nose at a maddening angle, and is more 
fond of deshabille and works of fiction than of exertion and text- 
books. One of the original aristocracy who hit the ship Plebe 
year for wearing fine raiment, and a coadjutor of Billy Bounce. 
Assisted in heaving the fatal tray over the rail, while Strass was 
upholding the honor of Pennsylvania. Reports to the office with 
a mouth full of tooth-powder. 



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John Henry Newton, 
"John Henry." 



Carbondale, Pa. 



" Talk not of wasted affection, 
Affection never was wasted." — Longfellow. 

Buzzard (i) Class Baseball Team (2) Choir (4) Bluff Chucker 

(4» 3> 2 > 0- . 

Bluffed his way through Plebe year and has been chucking it 

heavily ever since. Looks most intelligent when he knows absolutely 
nothing about the subject. Every girl he knows is a peach. Took 
care of "Mike" for two years, then sought variety in Dinah's soci- 
ety. Usually to be found with "Single." They are going to endow 
something in the near future, so they say. 
"Que significa Peruna (una por una)?" 



Chester "William Nimitz, 



Kerrville, Tex. 



"Natchew" "Nonnie" "Nim-i-tiz." 

"A man be seems of cheerful yesterdays and confident tomorrows." — Wordsworth. 

Three Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Second Crew (3) Crew (2) Star 

(3. «)■ 

"Tumb-bells take!" Assistant to "Matchew." 
Possesses that calm and steady going Dutch way that gets at 
the bottom of things. "Now see here." Delights in a rough 
house. One of the cave-dwellers but is determined to be a fusser. 
Spent two hours at his first hop picking up beads. Conducted a 
Plebe kindergarten Second Class year. Mixer of famous punches. 
Still survives after two years of Stewart's rhino and comic opera. 



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Albert Norris, 
"Nora." 



Philadelphia, Pa. 



"There is a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, 
To keep watch for the life of poor Jack." — Charles Dibdin. 

Buzzard (i) Indiana (4). 

Cadet seaman. Holds the record for trip across the crosstrees. 
Keeps to himself, and is the only man that will listen to Wads- 
worth quote poetry without going mad. Special student in languages, 
and went to every tea party in three years in French. Looks like 
Puddles from behind. Gives direction to the fo'castle to "Ease 
down the helm," and tells the quartermaster to "flow the head 
sheets." Tells you all about how they do it at West Point. 
Inverted sleeper. 



Edgar Garfield Oberlin, 

"Froggie" "Blinky Bill." 

"Mad as a March hare." — Shelton. 



Massillon, O. 



First Sergeant ( 1 ) Buzzard (2) Class Football Team (3,1 ) Hustlers 
(2) Hockey Team (2) Business Manager Lucky Bag, Chairman 
Club Committee, Tribunal, Santee (2) Indiana (4). 

The business man of the class. Class quack, runs opposition to 
hospital. Has been engaged in any profession you may mention. 
Hoed corn in early life, dipped in comic opera, was a prosessional 
hobo; is a veteran of the Spanish-American war, an exceedingly pro- 
ficient structural draughtsman, promoter of all sorts of quick-get-rich 
schemes. With "Fatty" Hayne and Jacobs he paid an official visit 
to H. M. S. Crescent, and made away with a lot of British tea. 



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Joseph Vance Ogan, 



McArthur, O. 




"Hogan" "Fance." 

"There is a gift beyond the reach of art, of being eloquently silent." — Bovee. 

Two Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Santee (2). 

A sober and industrious man who never says much, but all he 
says counts. Worked the mechanics probs for every man on his 
floor. Looks like indigestion, and talks like Popsey. He can't 
be bluffed, and when he solemnly says, "Now look here, you better 
git" it's time to find something interesting in the next room. 

"Parade Rest! ! !" 



Henry Atwood Orr, 



Owosso, Mich. 




"Harry" "Bats" "Brice" 

"This fellow is wise enough to play the fool and to do that well." — Shak. 

Buzzard (1) Hustlers (2) Class Football Team (3, 2, 1) Reel 
Holder (4) Class Clown (4, 3, 2, 1) Santee (2) Chesapeake (4). 

Escaped from the Owosso Insane Asylum and entered the 
Naval Academy. Believes in free country and free speech. Blessed 
with a voice like a "busted" siren and fills the air with one con- 
tinual fire alarm. Went on Youngster leave dressed for the races. 
Has not yet lost flesh from overstudy, but has more good horse- 
sense than he is given credit for. Knows more of the topography 
of the wall than any other man in the class. "Put your hat on 
straight, March?" "What's your name? I'll tell you mine if 
you'll tell me yours first." 

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Elliott Morgan Pegg, Danville, Pa. 

"Pa-e-g" "Peggy" "Pegasus." 

"Every why bath a wherefore" — Shak. 

Buzzard (i) First conduct grade (4, 3, 2, 1). 

jWHY? Believes in edifying conversations. On all subjects 
has his own ideas and sticks to them most tenaciously. Has no 
bad habits, but occasionally whiles away an idle hour at whist with 
"Hank," "Rat" and "Carlos." Advocate of the "how-to-grow-taH" 
system. Can ask more questions than a four-year old. Made an 
exhaustive study of the direction of the current in Thames river. 
"Why is a wheat plate." "Which first lieutenant do you mean — 
there are three on this ship?" "Which way is the current?" 
"Have you seen Shoemaker?" 



George Cargill Pegram, 

"Piggy" "Angel-face." 



Memphis, Term. 



"Beautiful in form and figure, 
Lovely as the day. 
Can there be so fair a creature, 
Formed of common clay?" — Longfellow. 

Three Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Baseball Team (4, 3) Captain (2) 
Indiana (4). 

One of the Guveners. A winning person who ought to have 
been a great success with the fair sex, but was distanced early in 
the game by Eberle and Austin. Always to be counted on in the 
festivities, although for some unknown reason he got aboard the 
street sprinkler ( 1 ) . Plays ball to the distraction of his feminine 
friends, who think he is too cute. Would rather pummel the Dago 
than go to a nav. p. work, until he got pinked in sword play. 

"O, there's that dear little Piggy." 



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John Enoch Pond, Hawaii 

"Eine" "Crazy." 

"When he was a boy, he played as a boy, 
Now that he should be a man he seems unable to put aside boyish things." — Anonymous. 

Buzzard (i) Santee (3) Fourth Conduct Grade (4, 3, 2, 1). 

Part of the foreign element, this time intruding itself as a 
Kanaka, just an ordinary savage. Gives advice and argues on any 
thing that presents itself and can put you to sleep unfolding the 
one, two, three's of California and Honolulu. Vies with the "Boy" 
in being the last man there — in fact was a leading light in the 
sunrising set. A devotee of the "vile weed" but never has the 
"makes." Practices photography with small success and finds 
great amusement in toys. 

"Boatswain's Mate! Call away the steamer." 



James Morton Poole, III, 



Wilmington, Del. 



"Puddles" "Poodles" "Morton" " Bre'r Poodle." 

"The loud laugh that speaks the vacant mind." — Goldsmith. 

Buzzard (1) Santee (3) Indiana (4). 

A long frail person with a brace like a boat davit, a child-like 
face lighted up at times with a look of almost human intelligence, 
Wears non-reg. clothes and outrageous pajamas. When he laughs 
the world laughs at him, and the game leaves for parts unknown. 
Sings so charmingly that his hearers are moved to frenzy, and 
everythings comes his way. If he ever did any work he is a good 
hand at keeping a secret — and we don't think he is. So generous 
that he gives himself away the moment he gets in the section 
room. Lived with Grafton a year and wasn't civilized then. 



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Philadelphia, Pa. 



"Harry" Billy Bounce" "Rollicking" "Rawley." 

"Nods and becks and wreathed smiles, 
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Sport, that wrinkled care derides, 
And laughter holding both his sides" — Milton. 

Buzzard (i) Hustlers (4) Santee (4, 3) Indiana, Chesapeake (4) 
Chairman 2.5 Association (4, 3, 2, 1). 

Smokes a different pipe every hour. Bones whenever Leary is 
watching him, and laughs the rest of the time. Raves like a gib- 
bering lunatic at the mention of a mechanics exams. Used to be 
one of the aristocrats but bravely got over it. Still knows the 
proper thing and always to be counted on. Gets up aloft and tugs 
away at a sail until his eyes stick out before he discovers that he is 
standing on it. Strass's tutor, and has grown a double chin and two 
dimples from laughing at him. 



"Walter Elsworth Reno, Trenton, Mo. 

"Rhino" "Padre" "Father Time," "Father." 

"See how the world its veterans rewards, 
A youth of frolics, an old age of cards.'''' — Pope. 

Buzzard (1) Santee (2). 

A harmless, inoffensive old chap, who can't stand the strain of 
more than two drills a week. Has the unusual knack of describing 
a simple harmonic motion while reciting. Walks in a sine 
curve. Always ready to "French" and never gets caught. When 
he puts on that little yellow overcoat you would take him for old 
"Spit-in-your-ear" of boiler shop fame. Smokes other people's 
tobacco. Belongs to the Study Hour Club of United Poker 
Players. 

"Let's go to the show tonight, Padre" — 

"Alright, don't care if I do — you'll buy the tickets?" 



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Edward Small Robinson, 

"Mike" "Mickle" "Gyrene" "Brewster." 

"Men of few words are the best men." — Shakespeare. 



Mercer, Pa. 



Buzzard (i) Third Crew (3) Captain Class Football Team (1) 
Santee (3, 2) Chesapeake (4). 

"Mickle was a gyrene soldier boy!" Like the port cat-head, 
"Mike's" nose always shows a bright light. Ran an opium joint 
in annex "C". Butted into society second class June week with 
disastrous results. Walks like the parallel motion of a Grass- 
hopper engine. Tells of the wonderful things "Down at 
m' uncles." A twin to the Yellow Kid. "Jessie the daughters, 
and Mickle the dowagers." 



Edmund Spence Root, 

"Sriffy" "Ned." 



Delaware, O. 



• « What care I when I can lie and rest, 
Kill time and take life at its very best. , ' > — Shak. 

One Stripe (1) Buzzard (2) Hustlers (4,3) Football Team 
(2, 1) Second Crew (3) Santee (3) Indiana (4). 

Charter member of the Knights of the Downy Couch. 
Knows where good ale is to be had. Never was known to work 
except in a shell where he couldn't get out of it. Patentee of the 
Improved Root's blower for furnishing hot air in the section room, 
also the Pudding Furnace for roasting pigs. Trained dogs for 
his popular song and dance act, and was the secondary cause of the 
deluge of liquor that overtook the gyrene. Hero of many an es- 
capade with the ladies, to hear him tell it. Lived with Olaf two 
vears and didn't go crazy. Fell in love ( 1 ) and wrote whole 
reams of paper "to his sister." 



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Arthur Wesley Sears, 



Jackson, Mich. 



"Deacon" "Dealc" "Sears." 

"A proper man as one shall see in a Summer's day" — Shak. 

First Sergeant (i) Hop Committee, Farewell Ball Committee 
(2) Santee (2) German Committee. 

"Pearl of the Harem." Tall, handsome and has a merry laugh. 
Ex-president and one of the defrauded stockholders of the syndicate. 
Lily white hands, immaculation personified. Could not stifle his 
talent for fussing, came strongly to the front second class year. 
Has a liking for inside tracks and generally gets left. Receives 
large consignments of fudge, pretty valentines, and letters addressed 
to "Sweety Sears." Hit the ship for paying early New Year's 
calls. Had to be turned out of bed to keep a date. A lion with 
the ladies. 



Duncan Ingraham Selfridge, 



At Large, "Washington, D. C. 



"Dune" "Snick" "Admiral Snicklefritz." 

"And in a pipe delighteth. ,y — Holiday. 

First Sergeant ( 1 ) Class Banner Committee, Class Supper Com- 
mittee, Hockey Team (2) Thompson prize (4, 3, 2) Chesapeake (4). 

"Yes, sir. Rear Admiral Snicklefritz, Puppenheimer, Spoopen- 
diner, Flabberzast, Selfridge, sir, at large, sir," and a few others that 
we cannot mention. That was his name Plebe cruise, but it has 
gradually contracted to "Snick." Smokes all the time, and always 
smokes a pipe. Noted for his sea-going walk and his expedient 
of throwing overboard the main condenser and close reefing the galley 
hatch to save the ship. Also he would rather not work. Would 
run a mile to get out of the way of a woman. "Fixit's" partner in 
devising new arrangement of furniture and various devilish mechan- 
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Charles Harlan Shaw, 



Amherst, Mass. 



"Shawski." 

"Dreams that wave before the half-shut eye." — Thomson. 

One stripe (i) Buzzard (2) Indiana (4) Clean Sleeve (1) San tee 
(1) Mumps (2). 

A fat-faced boy from fair Amherst who came suddenly to the 
front second class year with a first class buzzard. A cartoonist of 
unusual talent. Member of Bathroom Vaudeville. " Did he ?" 
"I think he did." "Hoorah for Baffin's Bay." Laziest man in 
the Academy; too tired to hold his eyes open. Likes to fill the 
air with barbarous dissonance. Helped administer the water cure 
to Kid Farwell. Fond of wearing jewelry despite the regulations. 



Earl Roof Shipp, 



Centerview, Mo. 



"Thipp." 

"Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground." — Shak. 

Cadet Chief Petty Officer (1) Buzzard (2) Class Baseball Team 

(3, 2). 

"I don't thee any uthe' o' having' thupper when you're thea 
thick." Somewhat of a sprinter when it comes to getting up a 
hatch after meals. Enjoys having a little game with the "during- 
study-hours-only club." Looks as if he had just choked on an 
apple core. Let hops severely alone for three years, but finally 
succumbed to the strain, and is now as hefty as "Pop" with the ladies. 



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Harry Earl Shoemaker, 

"Shoe" "Hay" "Haymaker" "He." 

"Imitation is the sincerest flattery." — Colton. 



Bluffton, Ind. 



Buzzard (i) Track Team (3) Gym Team (4). 

If Swede studies, so does Hay; if Swede turns in, so does Hay; 
if Swede sings a song, the same song sings Hay. On holidays he 
turns in immediately after breakfast, and turns out at night. Not 
used to trains nor to the intricacies of the time tables, so he took a 
carriage to Odenton. Swears by the Blue Hen. "That's as good 
as old wheat in the mill." "Well, a blind hog will find an acorn 
once in a while." Member of the Bathroom Vaudeville. "I'll 
roll." 



John Morris Smeallie, 



Amsterdam, N. Y. 



"Cow" "Bovine" "Cabeza de Vaca" "Buckingham." 
"The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea." Gray. 

Buzzard (1) Santee (2) Hockey Team (2) Class Football (1). 

A modest and gentle cow that never blows his own horn. 
Somewhat of a contortionist— with his face ; by trying hard he can 
look rhino for a very short time. Has a spoon, little stone, tower, 
paddle, shell or pebble from every town on the Atlantic coast. 
Conducted the British Naval officers over the ship on Youngster 
cruise. Ran from his room to get out of inspection, but left his 
locker door open and the O. C. ragged the following: Cits, 
roulette wheel, the makes, non. regs., cards, chafing dish, maple 
syrup, a Hook's joint, milk pail, milking stool, a sack of bran and 
a pump. Goes to a hop once a year. 



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Ray Charles Smith, 

"Mildred" "Millie" "Ladysmith." 

" A simple maid and proper too." — Florodora. 



Niles, Mich. 



Three Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Star (4, 3, 2) Lucky Bag 
Committee. 

Another of the defrauded stockholders. Rivals Pierpont 

Morgan as a promoter of syndicates. Walks like the original 
little Egypt and bones a de Luxe Edition on pink teas and fudge 
fights. Commander-in-chief of the yard fussers and coaches 
Goose on etiquette. His conversation " plays on the heart strings 
of women." A savoir who turns in at sundown. Has the most 
wonderful memory in the class, and recites six pages of Gil Bias to 
the consternation of all hands. Usually in a brown study. "Well, 
what subject did I give you, Mr. Smith?" "I am coming to that 
presently, sir." 



Simeon Burke Smith, 



Little Rock, Ark. 



"Single" "Simeon" "Burke." 

"I know him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest.'''' — Shakespeare. 

One Stripe (1) Lucky Bag Committee, Santee (2) Indiana (4). 
A man of vigid imagination. One evening saw lights in the 
armory and signed hop liberty. Thought the 
matter over on the Santee. One of five unfortunates 
who had a date with the same girl at the same 
time one evening. Got lost in the crowd. Started 
first class year with a hundred demerits. Acci- 
dently got into Furber's shoes one day, and was 
lost for several hours. Would be up with the 
angels had he been paid in full for all the bum jokes he has 
sprung during the past three years. Chief delight is tormenting 
Sal Woodson. Takes care of Newton when latter is in love. 



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"Billy" "Legs" "Mr. Spares." 



Jasper, Tenn. 



"Blessings on thee, /it tie man, 
Barefoot boy, with cheeks of tan." — Whittier. 

Buzzard (i) Class Baseball (3, 2) Hockey Team (2). 

A modest and retiring little fellow, the sight of whom recalls 
the little red schoolhouse back home. Walks like an edition de 
luxe of Squire and Scrubby Howze, and eats pie until he smiles 
like one. Fond of a cob pipe and volunteers no conversation, but 
does not deny that he is shortly to desert the ranks of the bachelors. 
Indisposed toward exertion, and delivers his little playful jests and 
quips as solemn and playful as an owl. 



Benjamin Harrison Steele, Troy, Kan. 

"Benjie" "Dicky" "Bennie." 

"Thou hast the patience and the faith of saints.'" — Longfellow. 

Buzzard (1) Indiana (4). The curly headed constant of the 
Night Study Party. Star(?) (4, 3, 2, 1). 

Charter member of the Tea Party. Became quite a fusser at 
Fort Griswold House, New London. Prospered under Tammany 
rule for two years. Would like to be "touge," but can't quite 
grasp those rough and rowdish ways. Afraid his farm in Kansas 
will blow away before he graduates, and then it's all off. 



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George Vandenburgh Stewart 

"Jeb" "Box" "Ditty Box" "Square Head." 

"A man I am crossed with adversity." — Shak. 



Glen Falls, Pa. 



First Sergeant (i) Track Team (3) Mud-diggers (2) Class Rhino 

An accomplished singer, Prima donna and the best comedian 
of the Bath Room Vaudeville. Can reproduce Dago and Corbe- 
sier with a perfect Columbia record accent. Impersonator of 
Wheelsey. The girls he falls in love with immediately become 
engaged — to some other fellow. Has a unique way of curing his 
ever present cold. (Indorsed by Matchew). He is a scientific 
when it is a talking dutch. "Yumped for a yob on the flying 
yib." A friend of Plug's. Has a head like a composite photo- 
graph of a ditty-box. In love with Natchew. Believes in doing 
his duty. 



Arthur Curtis Stott, 

"Peaceful" "Stout" "Bill" "Stottski." 

"Sighed and looked and sighed again, etc." — Dryden. 



Stottsville, N. Y. 



Two Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Lucky Bag Committee, Ring 
Committee, Tribunal, Crew (4). 

President of the syndicate, absconded with the capital stock. 
Has a lead of two laps in the race for Class Banner. Took bow 
and beam bearings on Lover's Lane, second class year. Put waste 
paper in his pipe and threw his tobacco on the floor. One of the 
Seven Sleepers and an advocate of the "full dinner pail." A great 
horseman. Brought his girls to Youngster hops in "column of 
masses" and deployed as skirmishers on nearing the Armory. 
Quiet and peaceful, never losses his temper. A steam expert. 

"He cannot check his girlish blush 
His color comes and goes." 



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Ralph Beaver Strassburger, 

"Strass" "Dutch" "Dutchberger" "Strauss." 

"I am one 

Whom the vile blows and buffets of this world 
Have so incensed, that I am reckless 
What I do to spite the world." — Shak. 

Buzzard (i) Hop Committee (2, 1) Football Team 
(4, 3, 2, 1) Baseball Team (3) Class Baseball Team (2) 
Choir (4) Santee (4, 3, 2) Indiana (4). 

A most unfortunate person, who is going to put in a 
statement. Rivals Blasdel in his ability to get into trouble, 
and is said to hold a homestead title to the Santee. Bosom- 
friend of the Van Astorbilts and the Rockegoulds. Never 
owned anything because it was too much trouble to stow 
it in his locker. 

"I will uphold the honor of Pennsylvania, 
I will ! I will ! !" 



Norristown, Pa. 




John Cullin Sumpter, 

"Sump" "Skump" "Lot." 



Bowling Green, Ky. 



"Like one, 
Who having into truth, by telling of it, 
Made such a sinner of his memory, 
To credit his own lie" — Shak. 

Buzzard (1) Santee (Youngster Leave). 

Always has a few feeble remarks that he would like to have 
you listen to, and talks like the Deadwood Dick Series. Tells 
more villanous yarns in a minute than Munchausen could evolve in 
a lifetime. Kept Cully from bilging (Cully 2.50, Sump 2.51). 
A hoodoo to go sailing with as he always has to row back. "Let 
someone out on the end of that jib boom that won't get sea sick." 
Likes to shade his steam sketches. Ever has the interest of his class 
at heart and is a great ladies' man(?). 



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Mason City, la. 



"Swede" "Swinson" "Swans" "Hans" "Gunner's Mate." 

"Talks as familiarly of roaring lions 
As maids of thirteen do of puppy dogs." — Shak. 

Three Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Star (2) Club Committee. 

A tow head with a beautiful blush. Will always take the 
other side of any question and argue so long as breath lasts, but 
draws the line at Marston. Has a far-away expression between his 
knees. Gets up at reveille to play his mandolin. Member of the 
Bathroom Vaudeville. "By dad gents, she was a brick." " Sir, 
I'll have you to understand that I wear sox!" "Que es Eowa, 
eess eet that eet ess one of ze Stats?" "I demand to know her 
name." His "Podunk" college is the "champeens" of the state." 
Part of the Foreign Element. 



John Calvin Sweeney, Jr., 

"Sunshine" "Swiney." 

"My face is my fortune, sir, she said." — Mother Goose. 



Paris, Term. 



Three Stripes (1) Buzzard (2) Star (2) Track Team (3) 
Captain (2) Gym Team (4, 3) Indiana (4). 

Habitually wears the expression of a well-fed chessy cat. A 
friend of Matchew. Beats anything in the class for working up a 
very intimate friendship in a very short time, especially with officers 
and chorus girls. Always happy and well pleased with himself. 
When a Plebe, the Commandant threatened to put him over his 
knee and spank him. At track meets all the ladies ask "which is 
Mister Sweeney?" "Done got his name in the Sunday Sun." 



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Atlantic City, N. J. 



"Why, man, he doth bestride this narrow world 
Like a Colossus." — Shak. 

Buzzard (i) Hustlers (4) Track Team (4, 2) Manager Track 
and Fencing Team (2, 1) Choir (4, 3, 2, 1). 

The man with the grip of iron. Fresh faced as a chorister and 
effusive as a maiden. A devotee of barbershop harmony and clog 
dance rhythm. Likes to get out and swat somebody with a broad- 
sword like they do in the popular representation of " Rupert of 
Hentzau." Swells up his chest and looks down on lesser men with 
an "Away-slight-man !" expression. Always goes stag to the hops. 



Alexander Scammel Wadsworth, 

"Derby" "Scammel." 



Elizabeth City, N. C. 



"The deeds of long descended ancestors 
Are but by grace of imputation ours." — Dryden. 

Buzzard (1) Santee (2). 

The hero of the boiler explosion. Bones all the time (but 
never bones text-books), talks French with the true North Caliny 
accent, and quotes high sounding phrases for the delectation of 
Norris. Can give his family tree from Chim Panzie or some such 
Mythological character of forgotten aeons. His firm swinging 
stride and classic locks generally place him in the front rank — of 
the awkward squad. Had to be quarantined on account of his 
catching laugh. 



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Kenneth Whiting, Larchmont, N. Y. 

"Ken" "Vitings" "Ting" "Hero." 

"He was a man, take him all in all 
I shall not look upon his like again." — Shak. 

Three Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Football Team (4, 3, 2, 1) Boxing 
Championship (2) Tribunal, Hustlers (5) Track (3) Hockey Team 
(2) Santee (3) Chesapeake, Indiana (4) President Athletic Associ- 
ation (2, 1) Presentation sword (2) Swimming Championship 

(4> 3» 2 )- 

"When shall such hero live again?" Can study for hours at 

a time and never know what he has been reading. Has the most 
charming smile you can imagine, and uses it to great advantage in 
the Spanish department. Able, fearless and modest as a maiden. 
One of Matchew Strohm's right bowers. Handles a cat-boat to 
perfection and smokes " Bull." Fond of night seances and repre- 
sents New York in the Guvenurs. Twitch your finger at him and 
he is as easily conquered as a shaven Samson. " Bring a bucket of 
medals for Vitings." 



James Sterrett Woods, 

"Monk" "Brush." 



Lewistown, Pa. 



"This is the sorrowful story 
Told as the day-light fails, 
And the monkeys walk together, 
Holding each others' tails." — Kipling. 

Buzzard (1) Class Baseball Team (3) Second Baseball Team (2) 
Indiana (4.) 

A young, inexperienced youth who gave up a quiet student life 
at Princeton to become a " militare." A well understood 
exponent of the Darwinian theory. Beldini's constant quantity 
worked out by formula " Q." Ought to be a millionaire, judging 
from his speculations in gold bricks. One of the "hits" up the 
coast. With B. Gulps, originated the famous Monktown band at 
Halifax, Plebe cruise. Once had a 2.5 in French. Always talking 
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John Walter Wilcox, Macon, Ga. 

"Billie" "Bill Pecker." 

"Great of heart, magnaminous, courtly and courageous." — Longfellow. 

Three Stripes (i) Buzzard (2) Secretary of Athletic Associa- 
tion (2) Chairman Farewell Ball Committee (2) Hop Committee 
(3, 2, 1) Class Crest Committee, Class Baseball Team (2) Captain 
(3) Second Baseball Team (4) Hustlers (4, 3) Football Team (2, 1) 
Lightweight Wrestling (2) Gym Team (4) Rifle Team (2) Santee 
(2) Indiana (4) Tribunal, 

Cheerful as a summer's day and is successful in everything 
except the Math. Department; especially the ladies who can not 
withstand his modesty, grace and his expert skating. Special cham- 
pion of the Junior social set. So polite that he will laugh obligingly 
even at Tommy's bum jokes. Beloved alike by both young and old 
and can make a chaperon think he is a theological student in a ten- 
minute sitting. "I'll break your face if you call me a ladies' man ! " 



Walter Brown Woodson, 



Lynchburg, Va. 



"Sal" "Starvation" "Integral" "Secretary Long" "Long Tom." 

"Thou art as long and lank and lean 
As are the rock ribbed sands.'''' — Coleridge. 

One Stripe (1) Class Baseball Team (3, 2) Chewed tobacco 
(4, 3) Smoked (2, 1). 

A symmetrical, animated splinter who has more hair on his 
face than on his head. Made a date with a girl and slept through 
it. Lost his job. Was often seen standing in the shade of the 
topsail sheets or coiled down around the mainmast on the cruise. 
Is reported to be following closely in Stott's footsteps. "And that 
little red car went round and round." "No checkee, no shirtee." 
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Bassett, George Washington, Jr. 

"Deeds, not words." — Bruter. 

Bonvillian, Claude Albert, 

"Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, 
The positive pronounce without dismay." — Cooper. 



Palatka, Fla. 
Houma, La. 



Booth, William Harris, P. O. Grove, Va. 

"There are no birds in last year's nest." — Longfellow. 

Brooks, Jere Hutchins, Detroit, Mich. 

"For Satan finds some mischief still 
For idle hands to do." — Watts. 



Brooks, Overton, 



"I was born to other things." — Tennyson. 

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Paducah, Ky. 



Burnett, William Le Grand, Georgetown, Ga. 

"A rolling stone gathers no moss." — Hey wood. 

Cain, Ross Richard, Newman Grove, Neb. 

"Better to leave undone, than by our deed 
acquire too high a fame." — Shakespeare. 

Coveney, Wayne Joseph, Mardin, Pa. 

"Night after night 
He sat and bleared his eyes with books." — Longfellow. 

Crosby, Walter Baldwin, Willmar, Minn. 

"The lion is not so fierce as painted." — Fuller. 

Dewar, Roger Alexander, Nelson, Ga. 

"Enjoy the fragrance of thy prime 
For O! it is not always May." — Longfellow. 

Fuller, Henry Grafton, St. Johnsburg, Vt. 

"How hard so e'er it be to bridle wit, 
Yet memory oft no less requires the bit." — Stillingfleet. 

Godley, Frank Benjamin, Dallas, Tex. 

"And, when a lady's in the case, 
You know, all other things give place." — Gay. 

Goldman, Jefferson Briscoe, Goldman, La. 

"I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, 
therewith to be content." — New Testament. 

Grace, Clarence, West Superior, Wis. 

"Sincerity has such resistless charms, 
She oft the fiercest of our foes disarms." — StillingHeet. 

Green, Thomas Jackson, Miss. 

"I am a man 
More sinned against than sinning." — Shakespeare. 

Heilman, Earl Clinton, Guthrie, Okla. 

"Exceptions prove the rule." — Anon. 

Hottinger, Erwin Stauer, Chicago, III. 

"As we advance we learn the limits of our abilities." — Fronde. 

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Jack, Ralph Curtis, Apollo, Pa. 

"Hail fellow, well met." — Lyly. 

Jacobs, Walter Frederick, Killingly, Conn. 

"Are ye all gone, 
And leave me here in wretchedness behind you?" — Shakespeare. 

Langenheim, Frederick Ellwood, Philadelphia, Pa. 

"It required a surgical operation to get a joke well 
into a Scotch understanding." — Smith. 

Murphy, Charles Francis, New York City. 

"Whate'er he did was done with so much ease, 
In him alone 'twas natural to please!" — Dryden. 

Nagle, Percival Edmund Darragh, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

"Therefore I hope to join your seaside walk 
To have my place reserved among the rest." — Longfellow. 

Newcomer, Robert Hitt, Mount Morris, III. 

"Perhaps he hath great, great projects in his mind, 

To build a college or to found a race." — Byron. 

Rees, Albert Shafner, Fayetteville, Tenn. 

"Laugh at your friends, and, if your friends are sore, 
So much the better, you may laugh the more." — Pope. 

Smith, Homer Gandolfo, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

"A happy sort, that all the way 
To heaven hath a summer's day." — Crabshaw. 

Stafford, Donald Bernard, Alexandria, La. 

"Who seeks, and will not take when once 'tis offered 
Shall never find it more." — Shakespeare. 

Stapler, John Taylor Gause, New York City. 

"Unwearied soul in doing courtesies." — Shakespeare. 

Stanton, Cornelius Nathan, Centerville, Ia. 

"Most musical, and solemn, bringing back 
the olden times." — Longfellow. 

Turner, Herman Smith, Nanticoke, Md. 

"I awoke one morning and found myself famous." — Moore. 

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Williams, Joseph Ralph, Paterson, N. J. 

"This fellow's wise enough to play the fool." — Shakespeare. 



Williams, Russell Bryson, 

"Pains of love be sweeter far 
Than all other pleasures are." — Dry den. 



Louisiana. Mo. 



Woodworth, Edwin Burke, 

'"Tis fine to have a giant's strength." — -Pope. 



Worrall, James Clark, 

"A little curly headed good for nothing, 
And mischief making monkey from his birth." — Byron 

Wunderly, Luke Stowe, 

"Sober as a judge." — Fielding. 



Cuero, Tex. 



Minneapolis, Minn. 



Huron, 0. 



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The History of 1905 



N SETTING forth the deeds that go to make up the chronicle of 1905, we naturally feel some 
delicacy. For we are modest men all, andare loath to sing our own praise. Wherefore be it 
known that we are much greater than we give ourselves the credit for, both in thought and action. 
The story of our existence is a tale of transition, wherein the old has passed away and all 
things are made new. It is a history of peace and strife, light and shadow — the last class to 
enter with a cruise, last to pass a full year under the patriarchal system of "hazing," the 
first to stop "gouging" and the first of the new big classes. 

In the beginning of the summer of 1901, when this chronicle begins, sixteen of the seven- 
ty-two previously gathered in went aboard the "Chesapeake" and the remainder on the "Indi- 
ana" for a Plebe Cruise, of which you may read elsewhere in the volume. And returning we 
found the rest of ourselves, henceforth ourself, and together toiled through "Plebe Sept.," 
drilled in the old Armory under Prof. Corbesier, rowed races in from the light house in cutters, 

learned to "tumpells take" from Mattie Strohm, tied knots for Williams and A. W., and lived in 

the house that Dodge built. 

Plebe Year was like everyone else's Plebe Year used to be, — lots of exercise, lots of bilging, 
lots of rhinoing, and lots of fun. At least so we remember it. We became acquainted with our- 
selves and began to be proud of being so big, and of having so many representatives in athletics. 
The little celebrations in the Annex frequently attracted considerable attention and the Hotel 
Santee entertained a number of guests. 

The semi-anns took about one-sixth of us out of the service, some of whom returned in the 
next class, and left the rest feeling like veterans and too savez to work very hard. Crew, track 
and baseball, to say nothing of the minstrels, likewise called upon us to come out and play, and 
so far as we could, we went. 

At last the year was over, the longest year of all the four gave place to Youngster Cruise, 
which in turn brought us to Youngster Leave. Oh, incomparable September! the first, best, but 
shortest month in the calendar of the midshipman. 

Upon our return to the Academy we found that a larger class than ours had entered and we 
entered upon the task of disciplining them dutifully. Alas ! we could not know how the laws of an 
unappreciative Congress would work together for our undoing. But before the approaching catas- 
trophe had fallen, the corner stone of our progress was laid when, voluntarily but decisively we put 
an end to the practice of "gouging." From the death blow it received at our hands the unbeauti- 
ful art has never since revived. 

Hard upon this however came the unfortunate crisis upon which the Irishman brought us 
with his left fist. At that blow the whole structure of "hazing" came tumbling down upon our 

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devoted heads. There was a stormy scene in the reading room in the February of 1903, and 
after it we went to our rooms for further orders. Cut off and falling from our high estate we saved 
ourselves by one of Kuropatkin's masterly retreats. 

So was struck the first blow at a system grey with age, the one that offered the only solution 
to the problem of disciplining the enormous classes that are entering now into the service of Uncle 
Sam. This was one of the shadows, but not so dark as it might have been, as it passed without 
losing us a single man. 

Then passing through another cruise, another leave and returning to the Academy in the dig- 
nity of second classmen, we found ourselves part ot a new brigade organization. Some of us had 
"buzzards" roosting on our arms, but these are scary birds, and more than one flapped its wings 




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and flew away to a more peaceful resting place. Mechanics and Skinny and Steam en- 
compassed us round about likewise. Their attacks cost us seven men on the semi-anns and an- 
other at the end of the year — poor buffeted Skipper. 

Rooming by companies began to wipe out the clearly drawn class lines, and scattered us until, 
after the class of 1904 left us in February, the determined effort to brace things tip brought us to- 
gether again. 

At this point first class year really began. All first class privileges were ours, and there was 
but one more year left in the Academy. Changing details of cadet officers gave each man his little 
say. Then it was that we first tasted the pleasure of seniority, and the Academy was never so 
beautiful as then. Behind the fortifications of good margin we could smile at the blustering exams, 
for encompassed round with a 3.5 for the year, roaring of the annuals are as sounding brass and 
tinkling cymbals. 

So with the greater part of the course behind us, and our dignity well settled down upon our 
shoulders we sailed away upon First Class Cruise amid the weeping of maidens and gnashing of 
teeth on the part of our creditors. About the cruise we will tell you elsewhere, but about First 



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Class Leave we are silent. You may notice that some rings are missing and that some eyes have a 
faraway look after the mail has been passed around — but one cannot judge from that. 

Now First Class Year is upon us and speeding fast away. Half of us have taken apartments in 
Bancroft Hall and the rest still cling to the old buildings; thus we straddle the old and the new. 
Stripes and decorations are assumed and put away as of yore and the Santee still receives us. 
There are books to be boned and duties now familiar with age to be performed for yet a little while 
and then no more. For soon, with the burial of our ancient enemies Math and Skinny the last 
of our potent adversaries will have been given over into our hands. 

If it may be said that the Academy we leave is better and stronger than the Academy we 
found, and that we have helped to make it so, we rest content. For our part we know that 
"auld acquaintance shall ne'er be forgot, and days of auld lang syne." 




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T| A HE class of 1905 practically 
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wounds, and has left us for the most part pleasant recollections. On June S, 1901 sixteen fine- 
looking young specimens of American youth marched on board the U. S. S. Chesapeake (affec- 
tionately known as Cheese-box) and took possession, at the humble solicitation of the Captain, of 
the luxurious quarters set apart for them abreast the galley, stowed their rich apparel in the 
lockers, lashed their hammocks with a round turn and a couple of half hitches and ventured 
forth upon the deep. 

The remarkable adaptability of these eminent gentlemen in the new working clothes and the 
jaunty hats was soon recognized, and by common consent of the other three classes aboard, all the 
watches except those of Officer-of-the-Deck and Forecastle were turned over to them. If any 
work was to be done, the royals furled, the hold broken out, the gear laid down, or the reel held, 
they did it, cheerfully and not without comment on the part of the jealous upperclassmen. In 
short, they seemed to be indispensable, and the good Captain to show his appreciation awarded 
them liberty from 5.30 to 6 p. m. twice a week in port. 



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Let it not be thought however that they were puffed up with pride. Far be it from 
them, or us, to give thanks like the Pharisee because we were not as those upperclassmen. But 
those were the good old days of yore when a plebe was taken gently by the ear and led along 
the paths of usefulness. Alas! now all is changed. The other fifty-six charter members of the 
class of 1905 sailed upon the good ship Indiana. In the intervals between the beratings of 
the First Luff and recitations, they were instructed in the arts of physical culture and vocali- 






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zation, and the care of awnings. After the usual round of New England ports they stood 
away for Halifax, and then returned to Annapolis to meet the rest of the new class. 
Youngster cruise was much the same as Plebe cruise, with the important difference that we 
were no longer plebe, although we were "non ratey" class on board. The Chesapeake 
and Indiana were up again and we saw the same old New England towns, and again visited 
Halifax. There we found a great celebration in honor of the new King Edward and us, so we 
straightway fell to doing as the Halifaxians did, and also celebrated. Moreover half of the cruise 
was under the command of the Commandant, Commander C. E. Colohan, whose memory we 
love to cherish. 

After leaving Halifax there was a quick run down to the Capes, a short stay at Newport 

News and then the Indiana passed the Chesapeake and sent 
her quota on leave a week early. Think of it! an extra 
week for half of us on Youngster leave. 

Second Class cruise began the breaking up. Three 
ships were used, the Hartford, Chesapeake and Indiana, and 
the divisional plan was adopted. The Hartford, Indiana 
and Texas (flag ship) rema ned in squadron while the Chesa- 




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peake sailed independently under Commander Halsey, to whom we owe thanks for a most 
pleasant and profitable cruise. 

After the customary cruising in Chesapeake and Gardiner's Bays we put into New London 

and made the first shift. Then the squadron sailed for Boston to participate in the unveil- 
ing of the Hooker Monument. This unveiling process we 
had to take on faith, as we could never see through 
the fog as far as the dock. A great parade was had, how- 
ever, and the monument was said to be unveiled. We be- 
lieved it and sailed away for Bar Harbor and the Pottle-Kittle 
Club. 

At Bar Harbor the fussers got in their choicest work. 
Dryness in the state of Maine did not trouble them for the 
hospitable fair ones kept them on the run till the stern duties 
of joint manoeuvers called them away from dreamy waltz 
and shadowy corner to do mock battle upon the sea. Mean- 
while the Chesapeake had weathered a gale and had come 

in, enabling us to make the second transfer. The enemy was soon destroyed, and we sailed 

back to Annapolis, and went on our second leave. 

On this cruise we got our first experience on board the torpedo boats. The first flotilla took 

details of first and second classmen, and for the first time part of a midshipman's practice cruise 

included work on these fleet and interesting craft. 

Following the scattering process of second class cruise 

and second class year at the Academy came first class cruise. 

a patch-work of rather varied formation. Thirteen vessels 

were employed to carry the brigade, — the battleships Texas 

and Massachusetts; monitors Arkansas, Florida and Nevada, 

all of which acted in squadron, the second torpedo flotilla, 

conisting of the Whipple, Hopkins, Hull, Worden, Truxtun, 

Lawrence and Macdonough ; and the Chesapeake and Hart- 
ford, wind-jammers, sailing independently. On them the 

brigade was distributed as far as possible by divisions. 

To attempt any description of this cruise would be next 

to impossible. Every ship's quota has a different tale to 

tell of this, the last of our four cruises. Each quota has its 

own grievances and its own boasts, but all will agree that 

it was the best of all in being the last. The cruise, if it may 




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be called a cruise, consisted principally in lying off the Pequot House. Blue water was 
sighted twice, whereupon all hands straight way fell sick. To be sure, some of the ships went 
to Boston, and there were the torpedo boats and Fort Pond Bay Expedition. 

The most memorable part of all was the trip up the Potomac, when all the first class was 
concentrated on the monitors, and went up to Washington to the gunshops. That was good fun, 
and was the last time so many of us will sail together, so we made merry for the few short days 
that preceded first class leave, singing and smoking and swapping the gossip, about all night on 
deck, and unfortunate card games, and midnight indigestion; until at last we disembarked at 
the Santee dock for the last time from a practice cruise. 

So ends the summary of our cruises, whose beginning and whose end were hailed with 
glee. The sea upon which a great part of our lives will be spent has taught us many 
things. Not everything, as the Seamanship Department will admit, but a great deal. In 
return for which we have given a great many dinners and some suppers. 




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The United States Naval Academy. 



The Beginning. 

On August 15, 1845, Fort Severn a small army post on the outskirts of Annapolis, Man-land, 
was ceded by the War Department to the Navy. It was an unimportant post, and at the time 
of its acquisition by the Navy Department the buildings surrounding the Fort were, through neg- 
lect, in a very dilapidated condition. Under the direct supervision of the energetic Bancroft, 
then Secretary of the Navy, these buildings were soon put in as good condition as possible, and a 
few temporary structures erected. Here, on October 10, 1845, was established the United States 
Naval Academy with Commodore Buchanan as its first Superintendent. 

Of the few buildings and sheds within the wall surrounding the post, the best was the 
former Army Commandant's house. This was made the Superintendent's quarters; and 
though erected more than a hundred years before, it remained in use till 1883. Adjacent to 
it was a row of buildings to which was given the name of Buchanan Row. These houses were 
assigned to the various officers attached to the Academy until 1898, when they were used to quar- 
ter Admiral Cervera and the other Spanish officers captured at Santiago. The Midshipmen were 
at first quartered in several ramshackle buildings scattered about the yard ; but the next year Stril »- 
ling Row was erected and became the abode of the Midshipmen. 

Early Conditions. 

During the first years of the Academy, discipline was comparatively lax. The Midshipmen, 
when studies were over, were free to do as they pleased — regular drills not having been intro- 
duced as yet. Since athletics in the modern sense of the word were unknown at that time, they 
spent much of their time in the various places of amusement in Annapolis, where they were per- 
mitted to go in the afternoons. Midnight carousals and wild larks were of frequent occurrence. 
The Midshipmen were constantly at variance with the officers, and the practical jokes that they 
perpetrated upon their instructors did not tend to produce much good feeling between them. 
But among themselves, dissensions were few and hazing unknown. 

This condition of affairs continued until 1853, when Commodore Goldsborough succeeded 
Commodore Stribling as Superintendent. During his administration discipline became stricter, reg- 

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ular drills were established, the curriculum extended both in scope and character, and the Academy 
in place of conforming to the pleasure of the Midshipmen began to cause the Midshipmen to con- 
form to its regulations. New buildings were added from time to time, and the grounds en- 
larged and improved. In 1849, the Seamanship Building was erected on the banks of the Severn 
near the old Fort; and the following years of Commodore Goldsborough's administration the 
Chapel, Observatory andRecitation Hall were added. Later, just before the war, Blake Row was 
built. 

At the outbreak of the Civil War, the Midshipmen, much reduced in numbers by the loss of 
their Southern classmates, were embarked on the old Constitution, and the Academy was trans- 
ferred to Newport, R. I., first to Fort Adams, and later to the Atlantic Hotel. It was during this 
period that the frigate Santee, a "political ship," which had been built piecemeal by the friends of 
the party in power during the previous thirty five years, was added to the practice ships of the Acad- 
emy. The four years sojourn in Newport was marked by no important changes in the Academic 
organization. 

Reorganization of the Academy. 

In the summer of 1865, the Constitution and Santee brought the Midshipmen back to Annap- 
olis; and the Old Academy, which during the war had been used as a hospital, was re-established. 
Rear Admiral Porter now assumed control of affairs, and things were completely reorganized. 
The discipline, though more rigid than ever before, was not so disagreeable; company organiza- 
tion was introduced in place of gun crews ; athletics were not only countenanced but even favored ; 
drills were made more showy and dress parades introduced ; the various departments were enlarged 
and the course in Marine Engineering established; the Santee was converted into a gunnery ship, 
and a fully equipped gymnasium constructed on the barbette of Fort Severn. 

During Admiral Porter's term, the Academy was considerably enlarged. The introduction 
of Steam Engineering necessitated the erection of the Steam building, which was finished in 1866. 
That same year, the old Colonial Mansion, for years the residence of Maryland's Governors, to- 
gether with the surrounding land was added to the Academy; and the next spring, Strawberry 
Hill was purchased from Saint John's College. The increased number of Midshipmen filled Strib- 
ling Row to overflowing, and finally in 1869, the Main Quarters were erected, a four story brick 
building which is still in use. 

Later History. 

The progress and development of the Academy from then till the beginning of the Twentieth 
century was that of a growing college. It had its ups and downs. Troubles came from time to 
time, chief among which was that of hazing. But for the most part, the tendencies were toward 
steady growth and improvement. 

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The impulse of the Spanish War was felt in the Academy as well as in the other branches of the 
Service. The demand for more officers required more Midshipmen, and it was soon seen that the 
Academy in its condition then would, in a short time, be entirely inadqeuate to handle the large 
classes.which were of necessity to enter in the near future. The Navy Department had for sometime 
been agitating the rebuilding of the Academy, and now this became imperative. Finally in 1898 
and 1899, Congress appropriated funds for the erection of the New Academy, which was soon 
started. 

The Conditions at the Entrance of the Class of 1905. 

When our class entered the Academy during the summer of 1901, the old Academy was be- 
ginning to yield to the new, but it had not as yet lost its characteristics of appearance or customs. 
Of the old buildings, the Superintendentent's House, Buchanan Row and a portion of Stribling Row 
had been torn down to make room for the New Armory, Quarters and Seamanship Building. 
The walls of the Armory were about half completed, while the foundations of the others were just 
being laid. 

As one entered the Academy through the Main Gate, Maryland Avenue lay before one, lead- 
ing down to old Phlox Wharf on the bank of the Severn. To the right lay the Campus, formerly 
an unbroken stretch of shady greensward from the Avenue to the Bay ; but at that time the lower 
half was enclosed by contractors' fences. On one side of the Campus, toward the city, were the 
Chapel and Blake Row, the homes of the Commandant and Heads of Departments. On the oppo- 
site side, the Steam Building, Observatory, Library and upper end of Stribling Row separated the 
Campus from the Power House and Tennis Courts, which lay along the river's edge. Further down 
was the Santee Wharf, where the old frigate, dismasted and housed over, was moored. Near the 
wharf were the Seamanship Buildings, Gymnasium, Officers Club and lower end of Stribling Row, 
which sheltered the Bachelor Officers and Paymaster's Department. 

On the other side of Maryland Avenue, and somewhat back from the pavement, was Main 
Quarters, flanked by the Recitation Shed, Goldsborough Row, better known as the Flats or Cor- 
rals, Sick Quarters and the Physics and Chemistry Building, the abode of "Skinny." In the 
rear of Main Quarters were the Annex, where dwelt the Plebes, and the Armory. Beyond these 
lay the parade ground and Upshur Row, which had been laid out on the Strawberry Hill addition 
and dubbed "Oklahoma." 

The Changes in Organization. 

The body of Midshipmen of which we became a part when we entered the Academy, was or- 
ganized as a battalion of four companies, each company being itself divided into four crews. We 
were quartered by classes, the first, second and third classes on the first, second, and 

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third floors respectively of main Quarters, while we, the Fourth Class lived in the Annex. 
This arrangement continued through our Youngster or Third Class year. But then there 
came a radical change. The increased number of Midshipmen was too great for one bat- 
talion, so two battalions of four companies each were organized, the two together constituting 
the Brigade of Midshipmen. We were not assigned to quarters that year by classes, but by 
companies. This was the first step toward the abolition of class organization, and the institution 
of the company as a unit. The present organization is that of the Brigade of two Battalions, but 
each battalion now consists of six companies. At the beginning of First Class year, the First Bat- 
talion occupied Old Quarters and Annexes A and B ; the SecondBattalion, the newBancroft Hall. 
The increase in number of Midshipmen caused by the entrance of abnormally large classes each 
year has necessitated each time larger quarters. This demand was first met by the building of the 
Annex in rear of Main Quarters', the next year an addition was made to it and was officially 
designated as Annex B to distinguish it from the original annex which became Annex A. The 
next demand for increased quarters was filled by the erection of an enormous shed on the Campus 
opposite Blake Row. This was termed officially Annex C, but is better known as the New Willard. 
On our return from First Class leave, the northeast wing of Bancroft Hall went into commission. 

The Passing of the Old. 

The erection of the New Academy, already well started when we entered the Academy, has 
progressed rapidly, and slowly but none the less surely the old has disappeared yielding to the new. 
The old Seamanship Building was not completely destroyed until the fall of First Class Year. 
Many were the hours we spent there during Plebe Winter, learning to knot and splice under the 
watchful eye of "Old Williams," whose lucid explanations of "why is dem dogs," or "why is dem 
rope ends," will never be forgotten. The quaint old Chapel at the end of Blake Row for two years 
gathered us in on Sunday mornings to slumber peacefully through the sermons just as our prede- 
cessors had done in years before. It was with genuine regret that, during our Second Class Year, 
we saw its walls torn down. The old Steam Building, where first we learned the F. W. B.'s of Me- 
chanical Drawing, was vacated during the summer of 1904, the department moving into its new 
quarters which had just been finished, and leaving its old quarters to be used as an auxiliary power 
house and carpenter shop. As soon as the new Armory was finished, which was during the win- 
ter of our Youngster Year, the old Armory was converted into a recitation shed and was for a time 
the abode of Mathematics and Drawing. On our return from Second Class leave, however, the 
old Chapel was found inadequate to hold the Brigade, so the old Armory was converted into a 
temporary Chapel and is at present used for that purpose only. The Recitation Shed opposite 
Goldsborough Row, was until this last year, the home of English and Modern Languages, but is now 
used as the Pay Office; Annex C being used as a general recitation hall for all subjects save Steam 

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and Ordnance. The "Skinny" Building, Library and Observatory are still untouched ; a portion 
of Blake Row remains ; but all these together with the group around Old Quarters will be torn 
down in the near future. 

With the passing of the Old Academy, not only the old buildings have disappeared, but also 
the old customs and the old life. The "clean sleever" can no longer sleep undisturbed till after 
breakfast. Old "rates" are rapidly disappearing, and the unofficial distinctions between classes 
have practically vanished. Class unity and class spirit are becoming more and more difficult of 
attainment. "Running," which, though so severely condemned by the general public certainly had 
many things in its favor, has entirely disappeared. "Soirees", "Bazoos," and other innocent 
amusements of the upper classes are known of by name only. "Gouging" has been voluntarily con- 
demned by the Midshipmen, and the "wooden section" no longer mortgage their allowances for exam- 
inations. Some of these changes have perhaps been for the best, but it certainly is much to be 
regretted that the old ceremonies such as saluting Tecumseh, the God of 2.5, the Burial of Math 
and Skinny, the Chief of Division's Supper, and like affairs, which add so much to the fascination 
of academic life, have become so completely forgotten. 

The New. 

The Academy that we are leaving is practically an entirely different one from the one we en- 
tered. Though many of the old buildings remain, the old life is extinct. Of the new buildings, 
the Armory, Boat House, Steam Building and Officers Mess are completed and occupied. The 
New Quarters are nearly finished as are also the Officers' houses; and the new Chapel and Admin- 
istration Building are under construction. Though the new Academy is by no means near com- 
pletion, some of the buildings not having as yet been started, even in its present condition the 
magnificence of the finished project can be clearly discerned. 



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Alexander, G. A. 
Allen, Hugh 
Anderson, L. B. 
Armstrong, E. B. 
Atkins, L. M. 
Barker, W. C, Jr. 
Bartlett, Owen 
Battle, S. W., Jr. 
Bean, P. J. 
Bernheim, L. B. 

BOGART, I. C. 

Bonvillian, C. A. 
Booth, W. H. 
Brainard, R. M. 
Bristol, A. LeR., Jr. 
Brooks, J. H. 
Bryan, G. S. 
Cabaniss, R. W. 
Cake, S. W. 
Calhoun, W. L. 
Carstein, L. W. F 



Causey, L. D. 
Chantry, A. J., Jr. 
Chapin, N. L. 
Clarke, W. E. 
Coffin, V. P. 
Collins, J. H. 
Connor, J. F. 
Cooley, H. M. 
Cox, J. F. 
Davis, G. K. 
Decatur, S., Jr. 
Decker, W. B. 
Delano, Harvey 
Dixon, John 
Doherty, S. 
Draemel, M. F. 
Drake, W. 
Emerson, H. F. 
Ewell, L. M. 
Field, P. H. 
Fitch, A. W. 
Fletcher, F. J. 



Foster, W. W. 
French, H. J. 
Fuller, D. W. 
Fuller, H. G. 
Garcelon, A. A., Jr. 
Ghormley, R. L. 
Glassford.W. A., Jr. 
Goldman, J. B. 
Grady, R. C. 
Graves, C. S. 
Hall, W. A. 
Hall, W. E. 
Harter, R. L. 
Hartigan, C. C. 
Hayes, W. P. 
Henderson, S. L. 
Hickey, A. S. 
Howard, D. L. 
Howe, W. B. 
Hughes, R. E. 
Hutchins, H. E. 
Jacobs, W. F. 



Jensen, H. M. 
Johnson, B. T., Jr. 
Jones, Harold 
Keene, G. F., Jr. 
Keller, C. S. 
Kelly, H. B. 
Kidd, I. C. 
Knox, H. G. 
Lake, G. E. 

LORSHBOUGH, W.W. 

Lowe, R. V. 
Lowman, R. L. 
Lynch, C. McK. 
McCain, J. S. 
McDonald, R. S. 
McWhorter, C. S. 
Madden, W. E. 
Manley, M. E. 
Mann, R. R. 
Marzoni, P. B. 
Mayo, C. B. 
Metcalf, V. N. 



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Meyers, A. C. 
Miller, J. P. 
Morrison, D. P. 
Moses, E. S. 
Nagle, P. E. D. 
Newton, W. F. 
Noyes, Leigh 
Olding, J. P. 
Pence, H. L. 
Perkins, F. M. 
Rees, A. S. 
Reichmuth, F. L. 



Riebe, H. B. 
Roberts, F. H. 
Robinson, F. M. 
Rogers, F. F. 
Russell, C. A. 

SCUDDER, R. P. 

Sharp, A., Jr. 
Shute, I. C. 
Smith, N. M. 
Smith, R. F. 
Spofford, R. W. 
Stapler, J. T. G. 



Stevenson, W. H. 
Stiles, W. C. I. 
Stirling, A. G. 
Taffinder, S. A. 
Taylor, Conant 
Towers, J. H. 
Turnbull, A. D. 
Walker, R. L. 
Wallace, S. W. 
Washburn, E. D. Jr. 
Welch, L. F. 
White, R. A. 



Wilhelm, A. C. 
Williams, J. R. 
Willson, R. 
Wilson, P. L. 
Withers, T., Jr. 
Wolleson, E. A. 
Woodruff, C. A. 
Woodworth, E. B. 
Wright, G. B. 




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Abbett, H., J. 
Adams, L. 
Allen, E. G. 
Almy, E. D. 
Amsden, W. F. 
Atkins, A. W. 
Austin, L. H. 
Babbitt, H. S. 
Babcock, F. H. 
Baer, J. 
Baker, A. A. 
Baker, G. E. 
Barker, G. N. 
Barleon, J. S. 
Bassett, C. 0. 
Baughman, C. C. 
Beauregard, A. T. 
Beck, W. L. 
Beehler, W. P. 
Bellinger, P. N. L. 
Bemis, H. M. 
Bernard, R. F. 
Berry, N. E. 
Blackburn, C. T. 
Bowdey, G. H. 
Boyd, W. T., Jr. 
Braden, F. W. 



Bradley, W. W., Jr. 
Branch, J. R. 
Bratton, L. E. 
Brown, A. W., Jr. 
Bruce, B. 
Bruce, B. H. 

BURFORD, R. A. 

Butt, A. J. 
Campbell, H. 
Carpender, A. S. 
Caskey, G. L. 
Cassidy, R. E. 
Chambers, C. F. 
Cherney, W. 
Child, W. G. 
Clark, C. R. 
Clark, V. E. 
Clement, E. F. 
Clement, S. A. 
Cochrane, W. F., Jr. 
Coffman, R. B. 
Cogswell, F. 
Cohen, A. M. 
Conditt, J. H. 
Copeland, D. G. 
Corwin, A. A. 
Courts, G. McC. 



Crenshaw, R. S. 
Crosse, C. W. 
Cruse, J. T. 

CUMMING, J. W. W. 

Cummings, D. E. 
Dallas, G. M. 
Danenhower, S. 
Davis, G. E. 
Davy, C. G. 
Dial, H. 
Dibrell, A. G. 
Dichman, G. C. 
Dickinson, J. W. 
Donaghue, E. L. 
Doxey, J. L. 
DuBose, J. W. 
Dunn, C. A. 
Dyer, H. 
Earle, J. B. 

ECCLESTON, W. J. 

Edwards, R. S. 
Emrich, R. P. 
Evans, J. S. 
Ewing, E. A. 
Farber, W. S. 
Farquhar, A. S. 
Frank, A. W. 



Frellsen, R. F. 
Galloway, R. S. 
Gates, L. E. 
Gearing, H. C, Jr. 
Giffen, R. C. 
Gill, C. C. 

GlLLMOR, R. E. 
GOLDTHWAITE, F. 

Gossett, B. B. 
Greig, S. O. 
Griffiths, P. 0. 
Gross, F. E. 
Gross, R. F. 
Gulliver, L. J. 
Gygax, F. X. 
Hall, J. L. 
Hammond, P. H. 
Hanson, R. T. 
Heim, S. F. 
Henderson, E. H. 
Herbster, V. D. 
Heron, K. 
Hewitt, H. K. 
Hickey, B. F. 
Hicks, W. W. 
Hill. R. 

HlNKAMP, C. N. 



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Hobbs, G. 

HODGMAN, W. A. 
HOLCOMB, F. P. 
HOLDEN, H L. 
HOLLIDAY, S. E. 

Hoover, J. H. 
Horner, R. B. 
Hovey, C. E. 
Howard, D. S. H. 
Howell, J. B. 
Humphrey, C. 
Hunter, D. T. 
Hyatt, C. R. 
Hydrick, J. L. 
Ingram, J. H. 
Iseman, J. E. 
Jacobs, R. 
James, C. M. 
Jewell, J. W. 
Joerns, G. 
Johnson, E. F. 
Johnstone, H. H. 
Jones, C. A. 
Jones, H. A. 
Jordan, L., Jr. 
Kays, H. T. 
Keiran, R. T. 
Keller, H. R. 
Kenyon, G. W. 
Keppler, C. H. J. 
Kimball, L. F. 
King, F. R. 
King, R. 
Kittel, E. G. 
Klein, J. H., Jr. 
Knapp, J. H. 
Knauss, H. E. 
Knox, F. M. 
Krakow, C. C. 
Lafrenz, W. F. 
Lagerquist, F. W. 
Laird, G. H. 
Lando, E. 



Lauman, P. G. 
Lawrence, W. W. 
LeBourgeois, H. B . 
Lee, W. H. 
Leonard, E. R. 
Lewis, J. W. 
Libbey, M. A. 
Lichtenstein, E. A. 

LlLLEY, F. P. 
LlPSTATE, W. A. 

Lofquist, E. A. 
Logan, G. C. 
Lombard, B. R. 
Lowell, R. T. S. 
Ludlow, R. F. 
McCarthy, F. P. 
McClure, H. A. 
McConnell, R. F. 

MCCORMACK, H. W. 

McCrary, P. H. 
McGill, C. McC. 
McKeehan, L. W. 
McKinney, S. B. 
McKittrick, H. V. 
McWhorter, E. D. 
Mallison, W. T. 
Manier, W. R., Jr., 
Martin, A. C. 
Martin, A. G. 
Mathewson, R. W. 
Maxfield, L. H. 
Mayfield, I. H. 
Mecleary, H. B. 
Meredith, J. E. 
Miles, A. H. 
Miller, C. E. 
Milner, F. W. 
Monroe, J. A. 
Monteser, W. R. 
Montgomery, R. L. 
Murfin, H. C, Jr. 
Murray, J. McC. 
Needham, R. C. 



Nichols, N. L. 
Nixon, W. C. 
Norris, C. R. 
Norton, H. H. 
O'Brien, J. M. 
Olds, A. McL. 
Osburn, C. T. 
Page, C. P. 
Palmer, R. C. 
Parker, J., Jr. 
Parker, R. C. 
Payne, S. S. 
Pickett, C. 
Plummer, F. L. 
Pousland, C. F. 
Pritchard, E. W. 
Pryor, F. D. 

PUGH, C. E. 

Ravenscroft, G. M. 
Read, A. C. 
Reid, S. S. 
Reidy, T. J. 
Rhodes, J. B. 
Ritter, H. H. 
Robinson, C. R. 
Russell, F. 
Sampson, R. E. 

SCHEIBLA, L. C. 

Schelling, J. M. 
Schuyler, G. L. 
Scott, D. A. 
Seymour, P. 
Shea, J. F. 
Sherlock, W. E. 
Shirley, M. C. 
Shonerd, H. G. 
Simpson, G. W. 
Slayton, C. C. 
Smith, R R. 
Smith, W. T. 
Spencer, H. L. 
Spruance, R. A. 
Starr, F. C. 



Stevens, J. G. 
Stevens, L. M. 
Stevenson, F. T. 
Stewart, R. R. 
Stiles, W. H., Jr. 
Stover, R. LeC. 
Strait, B. A. 
Strother, E. W. 
Struble, G. W. 
Swasey, G. T. 
Symington, T. A. 
Taylor, B. B. 
Taylor, H. G. 
Theobald, R. A. 
Thibault, L. F. 
Thomas, R. G. 
Thomson, T. A., Jr. 
Tod, E. W. 
Torlinski, M. J. 
Tuholski, W. H. 
Ulrich, W. C. 
Utley, H. H. 
Van Auken, F. T. 
Van de Carr, J. C. 
Van Derveer, W. A. 
Vertrees, L. L. 
Vossler, F. A. L. 
Walker, E. B. 
Wallace, W. O. 
Walsh, W. H. 
Ware, B. R., Jr. 
Warren, R. D. 
Watson, R. H. 
Weller, E. C. 
Wellington, G. L. 
Welte, H. E. 
White, N. H., Jr. 
Williams, E. H. 
Williamson, W. P. 
Winsdor, C. C. 
Woodward, V. V. 
Wright, C. L. 



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Adair, C W. 
Allen, A. M. R. 
Alston, W. O. 
Ames, E. 
Austin, J. E. 
Bacon, A. 
Badt, H. A. 
Barnes, G. C. 
Barnett, J. W., Jr. 
Barry, J. R. 
Bartlett, W. C. 
Bastedo, P. H. 
Batzer, H. W. 
Baush, R. O. 
Beanfield, R. McC. 
Beardall, J. R. 
Becker, J. E. 
Beeson, D. H. 
Beisel, F. C. 
Belt, H. 
Berg, F. R. 
Berry, F. T. 
Best, C. L. 



Bidwell, A. T. 
Blakeslee, E. G. 
Blasdel, G. D. 
Bloebaum, C. A. A. 
Borland, J. 
Botsford, O. St. A. 

BOWERFIND, F. C. 

Boynton, H. W. 
Bradbury, J. L. 
Bradfute, B. W. 
Brandt, G. E 
Brereton, W. D., Jr. 
Broshek, J. J. 
Brown, D. L. 
Brune, H. W. 
Buck, E. F. 
Buckingham, E. 
Burdick, H. de F. 
Burg, R. A. 
Calhoun, C. K. 
Campbell, J. C. 
Cannon, F. 
Cappel, C. 



Carey, J. J. 
Carmichael, A. W. 
Carter, W. R. 
Carver, W. J. 
Cecil, T. J. 
Chambers, H. L. 
Charlton, A. M. 
Chew, F. T. 
Clark, C. C 
Clark, J. B. 
Clark, R. W. 
Cleveland, H. W. 
Cloud, P. E. 
Coale, G. G. 
Cochran, S. 
Coffin, T., Jr. 
Collins, M. 
Comerford, F. J. 
Conger, F. P. 
Connor, E. H. 
Cordiner, D. C. 
Crosby, H. H. 
Cunningham, J. C. 



Cutts, E. F. 
Dague, W. H., Jr. 
Davis, C. H. 
Davis, C. H., Jr. 
Davis, H. F. D. 
Davis, L. C. 
Denney, A. D. 
DeSaussure, R. L. 
Dolan, C. M. 
Donald, H. G. 
Donavin, K. H. 
Douglas, A. H. 
Doyle, J. M. 
Dreutzer, C. E. 
Ducey, D. F. 
Duncan, G. A. 
Earle, J. R. 
Early, J. A. 

ElSELE, C. L. 

Emmerson, G. H. 
Emmet, R. R. M. 
Estess, E. J. 
EVERSON, J. H. 



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Farrell, W. E. 
Fay, R. S. 
Forgus, H. H. 
Foster, M. J. 
Fowler, F. H. 
Foy, E. J. 
Gary, C. B. 
Geisinger, W. M. 
Gibson, H. 
Gilroy, C. D. 
Gorham, G. B. 
Goulard, A. 
Gray, J. W. 
Greeno, L. W. 
Gresham, W. F. 
Guthrie, E. 
Gwynn, H. M. 
Hall, W. H. 
Hamilton, F. G. 
Hamilton, H. C. 
Hand, J. L. 
Harris, C. A. 
Hawthorne, W. F. 
Heiberg, W. LeR. 
Henderson, T. S. 
Henry, H. 
Hewlett, G. W. 
Hibbard, C. 
Hill, K. L. 

HlLLIARD, J. C. 
HlRD, H. B. 

Hitchcock, H. M. 
Hodges, L. L. 
Holland, P. L. 
Hooyer, R. L. 
Houchens, F. B. 
Hulings, J. S. 
Hunsaker, J. C. 
Irish, J. McC. 
Jaeger, R. M. 
James, J. 
Janeway, A. S. 
Jennings, J. C. 



Johnson, F. E. 
Johnson, L. P. 
Jones, T. H. 
Jukes, E. W. 
Kauffman, J. L. 
Keester, G. B. 
Keleher, T. J. 
Kellegrew, F. W. 
Kelly, A. M. E. 
Kemman, A. S. 
Kemp, D. E. 

KlLPATRICK, W. K. 
KlNKAID, T. C. 

Knerr, H. J. 
Kraus, S. M. 
Labhardt, H. B. 
LaBounty, S. M. 
Laizure, D. C. 
Lammers, H. M. 
Lang, F. L. 
Lange, E. C. 
Latham, J. C. 
Leahy, M. A. 
Lee, A. 

Lee, W. A., Jr. 
Lemly, R. P. 
Levene, H. H. 
Loftin, E. H. 
Loucks, R. L. 
Lowell, J. S. 
Lucas, A. L. 
McCabe, J. R. 
McCauley, C. 
McCauley, T. L. 
McClain, J. F. 
McCormick, E. D. 
McDonald, J. W. 
McDowell, D. H. 
McGiffin, N., Jr. 
McGuire, H. D. 
McKee, E. W. 
McNeill, A. B. 
Madigan, T. J., Jr. 



Magruder, C. W. 
Marion, P. H. 
Markland, H. T. 
Maupin, F. P. 
Meade, E. K. 
Melyin, G. H. 
Meriwether, M., Jr. 
Mitscher, M. A. 
Moore, J. D 
Mueller, L. C. 
Muir, B. K. 
Munroe, W. R. 
Nelson, J. A. 
Nichols, C. H. 

NORTHCROFT, P. W. 

Norton, E. R. 
Olson, A. G. 
O'Rear, J. T. H. 
Oswald, J. L. 
Owen, W. C. 
Page, W. K. 
Pailthorp, O. C. 
Parsons, H. E. 
Pashley, W. H. 
Patterson, D. C, Jr. 
Penn, A. M. 
Peterson, M. J. 
Peyton, P. J. 
Pickering, N. W. 
Pierce, M. R. 

PlERSOL, W. B. 

Poole, J. L. 
Porter, H. H. 
Pourtales, L. J. 
Powell, E. W. B. 
Pullman, J. 
Purnell, W. R. 
Putnam, J. F. 
Rankin, J. W. 
Rawls, N. B. 
Rawls, W. O. 
Reimers, C. A., Jr. 
Richardson, H. S. 



Richardson, W.N. Jr. 
Ridgley, H. C. 
Rinehart, E. V. 
Ripley, W. C. 

ROBBINS, J. G. 

Rockwell, F. W. 
Roelker, E. P. 
Rogers, B. D. 
Rogers, R. E. 
Ross, C. C. 

ROUNTREE, W J. 

Saufley, R. C. 
Schaffer, J. L. 

SCHANZE, A. K. 
SCHIPFER, C. A. 

Searcy, W. W., Jr. 
Shafroth, J. F., Jr. 
Shea, F. L. 
Shepherd, H. E. 
Slingluff, F., Jr. 
Smith, C. V. 
Smith, F. R., Jr. 
Smith, J. D. 
Smith, K. F. 
Smith, O., Jr. 
Smith, P. L. 
Smith, W. 
Smith, W. R., Jr. 
Speicher, P. E. 
Spiller, O. L. 
Spore, J. S. 
Sproull, C. W. 
Staley, J. B. 
Stark, L. C. 
Steckel, A. M. 
Stewart, L. S. 
Stillwell, E. G. 
Stoer, C. H. 
Stokes, H. L. 
Strauss, H. A. 
Sutton, J. N. 
Thomas, C. C. 
Tipton, T. M. 



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TOWNSEND, F. M. 

Trippe, R. E. 
Turner, R. K. 
Turner, W. W. 
Vanderhoof, A. H. 
Van der Veer, N. R. 
Waddington, H. A. 
Waller, L.W.T., Jr. 
Walling, R. G. 



Ward, R. G. 
Warren, L. P. 
Warren, N. S. 
Waters, R. P. 
Webb, A. F. 
Webster, F. O. 
Wells, C. H. 
Welshimer, R. R. 



West, C. G. 
White, R. C. 
White, R. E. 

WlCKHAM, W. C. 
WlLHELM, O. 

Wilkinson, J. C, Jr. 
Wille, F. J. 
Willett, M. B. 



Williams, F. M., 
Williams, R. C. 
Wilson, E. E. 
Wilson, G. F. 
Wilson, W. W. 
Wuest, R. W. 
Yates, C. M. 
Young, R. S., Jr. 



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Little Miss Navy with hair so wavy, 
Our toast and our boast 

Is little Miss Navy. 



Three Minus One 

Is Always Two. 



i. 

'Twas at a hop of this last Leap Year 
When towards a maid two Mids did steer; 
Each, smiling, hurried down the line; 
Both blurted forth, "This dance is mine." 
Then wildly turned their cards around 
And stood and glared without a sound. 



II. 

But soon it was a merry mix, 
Just nineteen five with nineteen six. 
Miss Navy laughed and closed her fan, 
Then wig-wagged to another man 
Who took the hint and gleeful came ; 
The while the battle raged the same. 



III. 

A Plebe, indeed, was number fom, 
Whose fondest hopes began to soar. 
Naught five and six fought for the dance, 
Until the music broke their trance. 
Then turning round, to their dismay, 
They saw Miss Navy glide away. 



The moral here we clearly state : 
They who haste most are surely late. 
Three minus one is always two, 
So I'd never be one if I were you. 



J. s. 



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A Youngster's Soliloquy. 

A* 

IT isn't so bad being a Youngster, after all. True, we cannot exercise our traditionary- 
prerogative over the Plebes, but that is their loss, not ours. And then the fussers and the 

close-harmony fiends blossom out, and besiege one with dances to give away and songs to 
sing, but that is to be expected. 

My, but there were some bad ones on the cruise, too, Just got done being Plebes, I guess, 
and were a little off in the head. Why, one fellow made a working drawing of the Nevada from 
stem to stern; another answered the quarterdeck hail with "Arkansas, Sir," and had the Exec 
waiting for him at the gangway. But the spud locker! They piled up on that till you couldn't 
see it, and the hammock nettings were full. Said they didn't know they couldn't go to sleep 
there. Oh yes, that fire drill, too, when the little fellow provided a box of rifles. 

Hey there! Mister! What in h — Oh, yes! I guess I'd better not say any more, — that's 
hazing, I'm afraid. But would you note that specimen swinging his arms! 

Certainly am glad Plebe Year's over. That's so long ago I can hardly remember it, but I'll 
bet I never looked like that mick. That is, I braced up, and didn't walk like a stork that had 
eaten too much. Wish they'd let us brace 'em up. I'll bet there'd be a big improvement in 
their looks. 

Well, I believe I'll resign. Been back two weeks now, and homesick as ever. Don't see 
why they only give us one month's leave. A fellow can't get started in that time. If I'd had 
about two weeks more with Julia, I'd have made that cit at home look like a leather three cent 
piece. But just when I was beginning to get busy, I had to leave. 

Hello, there's the mail now. Hey, there, anything for mo? What? Look again. Well 

I'll be ! That blooming postmaster's gone to sleep like the rest of this bloody town. Let's 

a fellow slave away, and never takes any trouble to give him his mail. I'd like to punch his 
fat face. 

Hello, old lady, just got back. Oh, yes, I know your sister. Doesn't look much like you, 

though. Yes, I'll take a dance. Who with? That girl you were just walking with Oh, Lord 

I'm in for it now. Hope she's got a good disposition. 

What's the Calc lesson? Thirty-five pa — ! Oh, go on! You're running me. Honest? 
I wonder what they think we are! Couldn't read that over in an hour. Don't guess I'll try. 
Gimme that magazine. I'm going to read a little and then turn in. This life's too strenuous 
and a fellow needs some relaxation anyhow. 

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TX 7E were a varied collection of youths who gathered here last June, and who, inspired by 
noble impulses and patriotism, had left home, mother and sweetheart (?) with our futures 
laid out in glory and honor to become admirals in Uncle Sam's Navy. But what a drop! 
From predestined conquerors of nations, we dropped down and down, until, as we finally reached 
Annapolis and found that we were only one of very many heroes to be, we felt as if we had fallen 
from infinity and landed on zip. 

Our Class History begins June 6th, 1904, when we first became Midshipmen. Those first 
few weeks were novel. We were as green as "Mike's" hair is red, and what we knew about 
drills and seamanship, could easily be printed in large type on the back of a postage stamp. 
But, like all our "preds."we had that serene feeling of importance, due to our realization that 
we really were Midshipmen, until our first cutter drill. Then our pipes went out and our dream 
was over. Oh, Joy! those lovely blisters and delightful (?) races from the lighthouse in to the 
Santee wharf. But that was not all; the old Santee was very popular with the "turners," 
each of whom spent a month on the "yacht," and who can say that those Saturday afternoon 
"informals" given by the French Department were not thoroughly enjoyed? 

However, the summer passed very rapidly and September paid us a short visit. We then 
experienced our first work aloft, and one very small, but old and dignified member of the class, 



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remarked, of the working on the main royal, that it was the nearest to heaven he had ever been. 
October arrived with its many surprises and novelties. The upperclassmen began to take a 
great interest in us and to see that we did everything in the proper manner. Their kind, sympa- 
thetic remarks have had their effect on us from the start. 

Our chief pastime now is dreaming of our first cruise and leave, and looking forward to a 
certain day in June some three and a half years hence, when, like the class which has honored 
us with these pages, we can look back on our four years as Midshipmen with the greatest of pride 
and joy. 

"Bedad, yer a bad 'un! 
Now turn out yer toes ! 
Yer belt is unhookit, 
Yer cap is on crookit, 
Ye may not be dhrunk, 
But bejabers, ye look it! 

Wan — two ! 

Wan — two ! 
Ye monkey-faced divil, 
I'll jolly ye through. 

Wan — two ! 

Time, mark! 
Ye march like the aigle in 
Cintheral Parrk." 




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The Song of the Bilger. 



j* 



Tune: That the Old Cow Died on. 



Camera and other tink 
In the trunk together sink 
With the shirts and overshoes, 
With the other things we choose ; 
Dictionary — it fills up — 
And perhaps a shaving-cup ! 
What a lot of blooming junk 
Gets into the bilger's trunk. 



Packing up is now the thing, 
While we work and cuss and sing. 
From our homes so far away 
Nevermore again we'll stray. 
On the farm we'll live and die; 
No more Math our wits to try ; 
No more Skinny, no more trees, 
No more working for a grease. 



Pack it up, that blooming trunk, 
Full of reg. and non-reg. junk! 
See that nothing's left behind, 
Then, the ropes around it bind: 
Let it carry mem'ries dear 
With us even to the bier. 
And, although we be not savey, 
Let us not forget the Navy. 



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Hop Committee. 

Arthur Kennedy Atkins, '05 
Chairman, Montana 

William Baggaley, '05 

Pennsylvania 

Ralph Beaver Strassburger, '05 
Pennsylvania 

Robert Wright Cabaniss, '06 
Alabama 

Arthur Wesley Sears, '05 
Michigan 

John Walter Wilcox, '05 
Georgia 

Ferdinand Louis Reichmuth, '06 
Wisconsin 

Russel Wilson, '06 
Washington, D. C. 

Charles Washburn Crosse, '07 
Wisconsin 

Arthur William Frank, '07 
Alabama 



J* 



Hops 1904-1905. 



October 8th 
October 22nd 
November 5th 
November 19th 
November 23rd 
December 3rd 
December 17th 
December 24th 
December 31st 



January 7th 
January 21st 
February 4th 
February 18th 
March 4th 
April 1st 
April 29th 
May 13th 
May 27th 




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Hop Committee 




Court, Leader 



Hot Airs. 



townsend, '05 
Decker, '06 



Ingersoll, '05 
Baughman, '07 



Stewart, R. R., '07 



Pence, '06 
McKinney, '07 



Furlong, '05 
Davy, '07 



Smith, R. P., '06 
Stover, '07 



Alsos. 

McSheehy, '05 

Barber Shops. 

Burdick, '08 Dreutzer, '08 

Lea, '07 

Submarines. 

Clarke, '06 Johnson, '07 

MURFIN, '07 PlERSOL, '08 

West, '08 



Atkins, L. M., '06 
Bastedo, '08 



Carstein, '06 

PUGH, '07 



Donovan, '08 



Pritchard, '07 
Allen, '08 



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Ormond L. Cox, '05. 
President. 

C. B. Mayo, '06. 
Vice President. 

W. R. Manier, '07 
Secretary and Treasurer. 

C. A. Lohr, '05. 
Chairman Bible Study Committee. 



' I V HE Young Men's Christian Association of the Naval Academy is a branch of the International 
Y. M. C. A. Though unable to carry out the work of the International Association in its 
broadest scope, it is the aim of our Association to bring the Midshipmen into closer religious 
fellowship, to keep them more in touch with home life, and to encourage each other in the con- 
scientious discharge of daily duties. 

The Association has many obstacles to overcome; the principal one of which is time to 
properly carry on the work. This has been partly overcome this year by the fact that permission 
has been granted to hold our meetings Sunday evenings instead of Sunday afternoons. Mention 
is made of this because the meetings have been better, more largely attended, and because the 
Association desires to express its appreciation of the interest shown by the authorities. 

An important feature of the work has been the organization of Bible study groups for the 
systematic study of the Bible. Progress in this work is shown by the fact that our enrollment 
for the present year in Bible study work is more than double that of last. 

Situated as we are, we are unable to co-operate with other Associations', but we feel that we 
have an ever widening influence not only at the Naval Academy, but throughout the world. 



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153 



AMONG the most pleasant features of our candidate 
days will be remembered the many happy hours that 
numbers of us enjoyed at "Aunt Alice's." She was 
a friend at all times and her "boys" loved her as she deserved. 
Though seldom called by us as Mrs. Aspold, she is known to 
scores of officers as Aunt Alice. Our class was the last to 
know her before the grim Reaper gathered her in. She is now 
with her own boy whose memory was always so dear to her. 



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Court — Crew 
Pegram — Baseball 



Team Captains 
Neilson — Fencing 
McClintic — Rifle 



Sweeney — -Track 
Farley — Football 







The Executive Committee of the Midshipmen's Athletic Association. 

President. 

KENNETH WHITING, '05, NEW YORK 

Secretary. 
JOHN WALTER WILCOX, '05, GEORGIA 

Treasurer. 
WINFIELD LIGGETT, '05, VIRGINIA 

Louis Calott Farley, '05, Captain Football Team 

William Tupper Lightle, '05, Manager Football Team 

George Cargill Pegram, '05. Captain Baseball Team 

William Edgar Eberle, '05, Manager Baseball Team 
Alvah Breaker Court, '05, Captain Crew 

Logan Cresap, '05, Manager Crew 
Lloyd Woolsey Townsend, '05, Manager Track, Fencing and Sailing Teams 
Arthur Kennedy Atkins, '05, Chairman Hop Committee 

Victor Nicholson Metcalf, '06, Representative Class 1906 

Charles Fletcher Chambers, '07, Representative Class 1907 












Athletics at the Naval Academy. 

THE credit of first introducing athletics at the United States Naval Academy belongs to 
Admiral David D. Porter, U. S. N, who, in 1865 relieved Commodore Blake as Superintend- 
ent. Previous to this time the pleasures of the Midshipmen, in their few spare hours, had been 
governed by rules and regulations which might have been drawn up by the early New England 
Puritans, so strict were they. The Midshipmen were supposed at all times to bear themselves 
with the solemn dignity of a college professor. In fact, so strict were the ideas governing dignified 
pleasure, that a number of youngsters were severely disciplined for presuming to ask permission 
to play cricket. Under Porter all was changed. He provided means for all sorts of athletics and 
encouraged the Midshipmen to take part. He went so far as to set a personal example by him- 
self using the gymnastic apparatus and even put on the gloves and boxed with some of the upper 
classmen. It was not long before this example had its effect, and the following spring rival 
baseball teams were formed by the various classes. Rowing shells were provided, and a well 
appointed gymnasium was fitted up. Thus were the foundations of Academy athletics laid. 

From this time on the various sports existed at the Naval Academy, though it can hardly 
be said that they flourished. The fight for the absolutely essential 2.5 was too keen to allow 
any general participation in athletics. 

There was, in fact, no really systematic work. This state of affairs brought about a de- 
terioration in the physical standard of the battalion until it became so noticeable as to attract 
the attention of the alumni at their yearly meeting. Col. Robert M. Thompson pointed out 
that to develop a naval officer it was as essential to cultivate his body as his mind. Through 
his untiring efforts and generous offer of prizes to the best men in the various branches of sport, 
athletics were set upon a firm basis. Rowing was revived and in 1890 great stimulus was given 
to football by the inauguration of inter-academy contests between the Naval Academy and 
West Point. These still continue, with the addition of baseball, the chief stimulus of the 
two seasons of athletic activity, the spring and fall. 

The football team, crew, and baseball team, have been well supported for several years, 
but unhappily, the fencing team and track team have not received the amount of attention that 
they should have. Despite this fact the fencing team has won the intercollegiate fencing 
championship, and the track team has made some very presentable records. Outside meets were 
arranged last year for the track team for the first time, and if this policy is continued should 
greatly stimulate that branch of athletics. 

Few people, who have not themselves been through it, realize how much the man who goes 
out for athletics gives up for the welfare of his team and for the good name of the institution. 
Living under the monotonous routine of the Academy his every minute is taken up with the excep- 
tion of a short hour and a half after drill. This is the time that he has to utilize for his athletics 
and anyone who does not think that this is a big sacrifice needs only to try it for two months 
to be thoroughly convinced. 

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p. 




Football Team. 

Manager, W. T. Lightle, '05 Assistant Manager, Ewell, '06 

Captain, L. C. Farley, '05 



Substitutes 



Wilcox, '05, Q 


B 


Strassburger,'05, H.B 


Ghormley, '06, F. 


B 


Rees, '06, 


C 


Welch, '06, 


E 


Decker, '06, H. 


B 


Bernard, '07, H. 


B 


Woodworth, '06, 


G 


Chambers, '07, 


G. 


McConnell, '07, 


G. 


McKinney, '07, 


T 


Dague, '08, 


E 



Cabaniss, '06 
Noyes, '06 
Needham, '07 
Dreutzer, '08 
Waller, '08 




McCandless, '05 Dowell, '05 
Durr, '05 Causey, '06 

Reichmuth, '06 



Team. 



Whiting, '05, 




R. 


E. 


McClintic, '05, 






C. 


Goss, '05, 




L. 


G. 


Farley, '05, 




L. 


T. 


Grady, '06, 




R. 


T. 


Smith, R. F., '06, 




F. 


B. 


Howard, '06, 




L. 


E. 


Doherty, '06, 


R. 


H. 


B. 


Spencer, '07, 


L. 


H. 


B. 


Norton, '07, 




Q. 


B. 


Piersoll, '08, 




R. 


G. 



Chapin, '06 
Jones, '07 
Olds, '07 
Shafroth, '08 
Burg, 'OS 



He i hop 

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Slingluff, 'OS 



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The Football Season. 

A* 

HE football season cannot be considered as entirely successful, inasmuch as the ultimate 

object of the entire season's work — the West Point game— was a defeat for the Navy 

team. At the same time a review of the season shows that we have made .a great step 

in advance. Last year the Army hopelessly outclassed us while this year the two teams were 

perhaps more evenly matched than ever before. 

The first step towards the development of this year's team was taken last February. Pro- 
fessor Paul Dashiel, who was to have charge of the coaching, pointed out that if the team was 
to be in the same class with the Army it would have to reach a higher physical standard. Ac- 
cordingly, boxing and wrestling were commenced in the gymnasium. A charging machine was 
also devised and the squad set themselves to the task of developing the muscles that would be 
most called upon in the coming football season. This was not fun, but everybody began to 
realize that if anything was to be accomplished, just one thing would do it, and that was work, 
hard consistent work. As soon as the weather permitted the men were taken out of doors and 
taught the rudiments of the game: falling on the ball, handling punts, quick starting, etc. The 
summer cruise put an end to this, but even on shipboard the men were to a certain extent kept 
in good trim. At the end of the cruise the preliminary work ended and all hands went on 
their annual leave of absence. 

On September 20th a number of the older men reported for practice, and these, with the 
new fourth class material at hand, commenced light practice. On October 1st, all hands returned 
and the real work of making a team commenced. On October 8th, the first game of the season 
was played with Virginia Military Institute, and resulted in a victory for our team, by the score 
of 12—0. This score was a disappointment, but the game showed that we possessed possibilities. 
It showed particularly the quality of our defensive work, inasmuch as they were able to make 
but one first down in the entire game. A game with the Marine Officers followed on October 
12th, and resulted in such an easy victory that it was hardly good practice for the team. On 
October 15th, we played Princeton. This was a very hard fought game and shewed the men 
what they could do if they went into the game with all the fight and dash that they possessed. 
The price that we paid for our victory though, was high indeed. Douglass, one of our best 
backs, had his leg broken and was out of the game for the rest of the year. His loss in the 

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back field was keenly felt the rest of the season. St. John's was defeated the following Wednesday 
This game was followed by a decided slump. Dickinson held us down to a — score. This was 
particularly bad as there was no doubt but that we had the better team and should have defeated 
them easily. The game was lost on fumbling. But even worse than this was our defeat by 
Swarthmore the following week. A much needed brace was taken after this, and from this time 
on the team continued to improve. Pennsylvania State College, which had beaten us for three 
consecutive years, was defeated. The next week the heavy team of the University of Virginia 




Photo by Mrs. C. R. Miller. 

Prof. Dashiel. 

was defeated. The last practice game of the season was played on November 19th, with 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. This also resulted in a victory. The last week was spent 
putting on the finishing touches to the team for the West Point game. On November 26th, 
in Philadelphia, West Point defeated us by the score of 11 — 0. 

The coaching of the team this year was in charge of Professor Paul J., Dashiel. He had as 
an assistant throughout the year, Mr. Herman Olcott of Yale. Those who worked under them, 
more than any one else, realize with what untiring zeal and labor they worked for the welfare 
of the team. It is a pleasure to work for such men, and it is the great regret of those who graduate 



163 



this year that they will never have the chance of again working under them. Too many thanks 
cannot be given the many others, old Navy players, who helped. It is only right that especial 
mention should be made of the work of Lieutenants McCarthy, Bookwalder and Tardy These 
and many others gave up much of their time, and put their hearts and souls into the work of 
developing a winning team. It is not the coaches fault but lack of first-class material, that 
is responsible for our defeat. They succeeded in putting the Navy back into a class from which 
it had fallen the year before. It is the unanimous desire and hope of the football squad that 
Prof. Dashiel have charge of next year's team, for they not only realize his thorough mastery 
of the game and his great ability as a coach, but they also love and respect him for the man he is. 

The Captain. 



Schedule. 

October 8 Virginia Military Institute 

12 Marine Officers 

15 Princeton 

19 St. John's College 

22 Dickinson 

29 Swarthmore . 

November 5 Pennsylvania State College 

12 University of Virginia 

19 Virginia Polytechnic Institute 

26 West Point . 

Total 



Navy 


Oppo. 


12 





68 





10 


9 


23 














9 


20 


9 


5 


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11 


o 





11 



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The West Point Game. 

<** 

/^\N Franklin Field, Saturday, November 26, 1904, was sounded the death knell of West 
Point's football supremacy. It is not a Navy custom to bedim the victory of a rival, 
nor excuse defeat, but the tones of that knell were heard and understood by twenty- 
five thousand people, and to one who did not hear them, this description may be interesting. 

Army kicked off to Smith, who made a clean catch and behind good interference, ran it back 
fifteen yards. For off side, the Army was penalized five yards. Then with hardly a break for 
fifteen minutes the Navy ploughed through the vaunted Army line. A fifteen yard penalty 
called for a punt, and Howard sent it down the field forty-five yards. McClintic was right there, 
but not in time to prevent Gary from running it back the noble distance of thirty-six inches. 
In the succeeding three downs, Torney made five yards, but on the next, West Point was penalized 
fifteen yards. Then they tried a wonderful fake kick never known to fail. Torney chewed 
turf for two yards on it, but had to kick on the following play. The best he could do was twenty- 
five yards and out of bounds. 

West Point was penalized five yards. Smith battered center for one yard, and Grady 
followed with excellent support for six yards. Smith found center watching and failed to gain, 
while Spencer clipped off ten yards around the end. The next play netted but one yard and 
Norton's quarter back kick was blocked. Thus it became Army's ball on Navy's forty yard 
line. Then began the famous West Point attack. Doe , by superhuman effort, made a gain of 
eighteen inches; in retaliation, the invincible Torney was ushered back for one and a half feet. 
Then he kicked. Howard made a quick kick, and Gary ran ball back a few yards and fumbled. 
Grady tumbled on it. And so the story goes until Tipton did his stunt. In receiving a punt, 
there was a fumble, and Tipton, running from behind, booted the ball toward the Navy goal. 
With coolest judgment he followed it up leading Spencer by about three yards. Again he 
kicked it, and catching it on a bounce, ran behind the goal for a touchdown. Doe failed at 
goal. Then came one of the most dogged battles in the history of the game. For a net dis- 
tance of forty yards, it required twenty-two minutes of hard bucking and soul raking defense. 
The longest gain was three yards. Five times the tape was called for to measure the distance — 
usually made by about four inches. Finally Torney made a touchdown and Doe kicked goal. 
Score, 11 — 0. 

Exchanging punts in which Howard had the advantage occupied the remainder of this 
half. 

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The second half will long be remembered by lovers of nerve and endurance. Such a display 
as they witnessed has never been excelled and seldom equaled. The Army, having advantage 
of a stiff wind, punted frequently, although not until their hardest attempts to make their dis- 
tance had proven fruitless. Time after time would the Army backs hurl themselves against 
the Navy line, only to be thrown back and wonder why. Her defense was at best intermittent, 
and her vaunted offense was rapidly crumbling to naught. Wilcox, Bernard and Ghormley 
replaced Norton, Spencer and Smith, and with fresh blood injected, the Navy began to make 
things hum. It culminated in a forty yard run by Doherty — the most spectacular feature of 
the game, excepting possibly, the Army's first score. This added to gains by Wilcox, Bernard 
and Piersol in quick succession, amounted to sixty-one yards gained in less than five minutes. 

However, a quarterback kick gave West Point the ball, and the remainder of the game 
was for the most part, a punting contest. The advantage of this half was with the Navy although 
she was unable to score. Time was called, score, Army 11, Navy 0. 

Thus was the battle fought, and thus were our beloved Blue and Gold replaced in their own 
and rightful position — replaced by the nerve, endurance and brawn of the Navy team. That 
team played ball and fought to the end in a glorious manner, and each one deserves the "Well 
done thou good and faithful servant:" for the Army has seen the handwriting on the wall, and 
must submit to the inevitable. 



Line-up. 

Army Navy 

Hammond Left End Howard 

Doe (Captain) Left Tackle Farley (Captain) 

Erwin Left Guard Goss 

Tipton Center ... McClintic 

Seagraves Right Guard Piersol 

„. , „ . . \ Grady 

Mettler Right lackle 



Gillespie Right End . 

Gary Quarter Back 

Prince Left Half . 



| Wood worth 
( Whiting 
(Dague 
Norton 
Wilcox 
\ Spencer 
/ Bernard 

Hill Right Half Doherty 

Torney ) „ .. (Smith 

WatkinsC' ' ) Ghormley 



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Captain A. B. Court, '05 
Manager Logan Cresap, '05 



First Crew. 




Bow, Jenson, 


'06 


2 Causey, 


'06 


3 Laird, 


'05 


4 Bradley, 


'07 


5 Brainard, 


'06 


6 Taffinder, 


'06 


7 Goss, 


05 


Stroke, Nimitz, 


'05 


Cox., Hoover 


'07 


Second Crew. 




Bow, Glassford 


'06 


2 Harter, 


'06 


3 Horner, 


'07 


4 Pence, 


'06 


5 Cabaniss, 


'06 


6 Adams, 


'07 


7 Bartlett, 


'06 


Stroke, Court, 


'05 


Cox., Green, 


'05 



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The Boat Crew. 



Copyright by Judge Co., 1904 



The Crew Season. 



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A FTER two years of disastrous rowing on the Severn, Navy began last spring to win back 

her old place among college crews. The policy of changing coaches had, by last year, 

developed a stroke terrible to bet upon, so that it was not until the middle of our 

rather early racing season that Mr. Richard Glendon, who had charge of the rowing squad 

was able to whip his two eights into winning shape. 

Although our first crew was hopelessly beaten by Penn 'Varsity in the first race, the suc- 
cessful issue of the second crew-Freshman race to some extent retrieved the day. By May 
7th, when Yale came down, the crew was beginning to learn the game and that race in the dark 
was so close as to be almost doubtful ; indeed it was almost as encouraging as a victory. 



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Two weeks more of coaching found the crews in such good condition that the double race 
with Georgetown resulted in a double victory for the old Gold and Blue in the fastest time ever 
made on this course. 

The races and time were: 

Navy First vs. Pennsylvania 'Varsity Won by Penn. 3 lengths 10 : 37 

vs. Yale College Yale \ length 10:31 

vs. Georgetown 'Varsity Navy J length 9:38 

Navy Second vs. Pennsylvania Freshmen Navy ^-length 10:51 

vs. Georgetown Second Navy \ length 9:41 

Encouraged by the work of last spring, and by the fact that Coach Glendon, whose services 
have been secured for another year, will have practically a squad of veterans to work with, we 
expect to turn out a completely successful crew in the spring of 1905. Crew work alone, of all 
the athletics of the Navy, enters into competition with only the first-class (considered from a 
standpoint of athletics) colleges in the country. 

The apparently bad showing made by the crew last spring, when examined, shows that the 
Navy was more competent in crew work than in an)' other branch, to try conclusions with such 
rivals as Pennsylvania, Georgetown and Yale. Next year Columbia will appear in the list of 
races, and, we hope, in the list of conquests. Owing to our Summer cruise putting an end so 
soon to the rowing season, Navy crews and their rivals are never in final condition, and the 
time of races suffers accordingly, and comparing results of these and later races does not lead 
to sure conclusions. 

Navy expects soon, however, to occupy her rightful position, at the top of college aquatics. 




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Baseball Squad 1904. 

G. C. Pegram, Captain. 
W. E. Eberle, Manager. 
C. C. Hartigan, Asst. Manager. 



Pegram, 

Spofford, 

McWhorter, 

Hughes, 

Gill, 

Theobald, 

Cohen, 

Goldthwaite, 

Needham, 

Stiles, 



1st Base. 
Right Field. 
2d Base. 
Pitcher. 
Short Stop. 
3d Base. 
Center Field. 
Left Field. 
Pitcher. 
Catcher. 



Substitues. 

Culp. Spencer. 

Field. Thibault. 

Van Auken. Symington. 




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The Baseball Season of 1904. 

A* 

WHEN the early work for baseball began in the gymnasium last winter the prospects for 
a team were not very promising. Only three men of last years team were left; and of 
course, nothing could be told of the raw material until they were tried out on the field. 
As soon as the weather permitted, all were given a trial and the squad picked for the year. 
Things looked rather bad for our first game, as the weather did not allow us to do outdoor work 
until two days before the opening of the season. But under the able coaching of Clarke in these 
two days a team was picked and started working together. Notwithstanding the unsettled 




Photos by Mrs. C. R. Miller 



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condition of the team, it overwhelmingly defeated Gallaudet by the score of 21 to 5. Thus 
our season started and from the showing made by the new men, gave prospects of a very 
strong team. 

The schedule this year was the longest ever arranged, and out of the nineteen scheduled games 
we won eleven, making a percentage of 576. Never before has a team gone over the .500 mark. 

The greatest surprise of the season came on May 14th, when we played the Army. None of 
our defeats, bitter as they were, could quite equal this one ; which came, not only as a surprise to us 
but also to the Army. We were beaten fairly and squarely, owing to the Army's opportune 
"bingling" our presentation of passes and lack of opportune hitting. 

Thus ended the season of 1904 which, as a whole, was successful. There is only one vacancy 
to fill next spring, and next year's team bids fair to be a good one in every respect. 



Schedule. 



Teams. 

March 19 Gallaudet 

23 University of Maryland 

26 Columbian College 
April 1 Cornell 

2 Cornell . 

4 Lafayette 

9 Syracuse . 

11 University of Pennsylvania 

13 Bucknell 

16 University of Virginia 

18 St. John's College . 

21 Harvard 

23 Washington and Lee 

27 Dickinson 

30 Maryland Ag. College 

May 4 Maryland A. C. 

7 7th Regiment . .\ >; 

1 1 Georgetown 

14 West Point 



SCORE. 



Navy 

21 
4 

15 
2 
3 
5 
1 

8 
4 
6 
2 

9 



Oppo. 
5 
2 
1 
6 
6 
1 

11 
1 
2 
3 
4 

10 
1 



No Get me. 




1 
9 
2 
20 
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Fencing 
Team. 



Captain Neilson 
Atkinson, '05 

Leary, '05 

Knox, '06 

Sharp, '06 

Dichman, '07 



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Fencing. 



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THE year of 1904 has been a successful one for the fencing team, in spite of the fact that 
they did not win the Intercollegiate. Successful because they had more outside meets than 
ever before ; and, with the exception of the veterans of the New York Turn Verein, defeated 
all with whom they fenced. The teams defeated were : Baltimore Fencers Club, Washington Fencers 
Club, Philadelphia Fencers Club, Yale, Columbia, Pennsylvania, Cornell, and a team from Boston 
Tech, composed of our captains of 1900 and 1902 and another member of the championship 
team of 1900. Our greatest disappointment came when we did not win the Intercollegiate 
meet at New York, for it was for this that the team had been working hard since their "Plebe" 
year. Our greatest ambition had been to defeat West Point and rescue the trophy from our 
soldier rivals. This year, however, the team will have two of last year's men who have had a 
year's experience and know just what to expect and how to overcome most of the difficulties. 

Fencing during the past year has been helped more than ever before; and, considering that 
it is hard indoor work from one end of the year to the other and that the practice affords little or 
no pleasure to outsiders, who do not understand it, a great deal of thanks is due those who have 
taken a real interest in the team. Probably more is due Mr. Cunningham than anyone else on 
account of his energy and interest in the team from the start. What we must have, or rather 
continue to have is spirit, for it is this spirit that is the foundation of all success in athletics. 

Before closing let us all extend our thanks to Professor Corbesier and his three able assistants 
for all that they have taught us about fencing and for what their work is going to show next 
spring. 




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Track 
Team. 

Captain Sweeney '05 
Mgr. Townsend,L.W 



Ferguson, 


'05 


Carter, A. F., 


'05 


Baggaley, 


'05 


Aiken, 


'06 


Coffin, 


'06 


Delano, 


'06 


Decker, 


'06 


Doherty, 


'06 


Olding, 


'06 


Taffinder, 


'06 


Washburn, 


'06 


Abbett, 


'07 


Chambers, 


'07 


Clay, 


'07 


Lauman, 


'07 


Ingram, 


'07 



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Track. 

J. C. Sweeney, Captain. 
L. W. Townsend, Manager. 



T?OR any branch of athletics to succeed, it is necessary that interest be taken in it by the 
•*- Brigade of Midshipmen and by the Officers at the Academy. Where no competition with 
outside teams exists this is next to impossible. Such a state of affairs had been the rule in 
track athletics until our first dual meet was held with Lafayette. 

Although competing against a more experienced team, our men won on their own merits, 
and showed that a good track team at the Academy is not only a possibility but a reality. It 
is to be hoped that a meet with West Point will be one of the results of this good showing. 

At both the Interclass and Lafayette meets, all events were closely contested and good 
time was made. Few records were broken, largely due to the poor condition of the track ; but the 
men ran in better form than ever before. With the new track and greater opportunities for 
outside meets, the track team will become a great factor in athletics. 



Meets. 



Interclass Meet. 






Lafayette Meet. 


Winner. Time. 


Event. 


T: 


me. 


Winner. 


Williams, . 10s 


Hundred , 




10s 


Williams, N 


Williams, 




24s 


Two-Twenty, 




23s 


Colliton, L 


Decker, . 




17s 


One-Twenty Hurdle, 




16s 


Decker, N 


Decker, . 




30s 


Two-Twenty Hurdle, 




28s 


Decker, N 


Sweeney, 




56s 


Quarter, 




53s 


Colliton, L 


Delano, . 




2m 12s 


Half, 


2m 


08s 


Delano, N 


Ferguson, 




5m 3s 


Mile, 


4m 


55s 


Parsons, L 


Lauman, 




5m 4s 


High Jump, 


5m 


6s 


Taffinder, N 


Decker, 




19m 3s 


Broad Jump, 


19m 


lis 


Clark, L 


Clay, 




9m 6s 


Pole Vault, 


9m 


8s 


Colliton, L 


Chambers, 




. 35m 


Shot Put, 


36m 


4s 


Chambers, N 


Doherty, 




. 95m 


Hammer, 


99m 


10s 


Doherty, N 


Class Relay w< 


)n by 


1905; time, 3m 54s 


Company Relay 


won 


by Seventh Company 



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Rifle Team. 







McClintic, '05, Captain. 






Border 


'05 


Hayne '05 


Lassing 


'05 


Stott 


'05 


Wilcox '05 


Amsden 


'07 



HE first thought of a rifle team occurred to us when we heard through the President of 
the National Rifle Association that very probably a match could be arranged between 
the two National Academies at West Point and Annapolis, and our chief object in organizing was 
to be prepared to meet the army should the match be arranged. 

The organization of the team was undertaken under particularly discouraging circumstances. 
The authorities had to be persuaded in favor of a new venture, and going to and from the range 
took up nearly all our recreation hours, almost to the exclusion of practice. When the call for 
candidates was finally issued, however, a large number responded, and we undertook to pick 
out the best team. Here again was a problem to solve and little time for doing it. We started 
by getting permission from the Commandant to have about six excused from drill each day. 
By successive trial we eventually picked out the six members of the team. 

We had to adapt ourselves to circumstances and go to the range whenever we could, being 
excused from drill only once a week. We were working more or less on an uncertainty, and indeed 
we shortly received notice from West Point, through the National Rifle Association, that they 
could not meet us under any circumstances. With the chief aim of our practice thus removed, 
there seemed nothing left to keep up interest in the team. We succeeded, however, in getting a 
match with the Maryland National Guard Team. This meet came off during the latter part of May , 
and consisted of a string of ten shots with two sighting shots for each man, from the 200 and 500 
yard ranges. 

From the 200, the scores were very close; but at 500 yards, their more extended practice 
told in their favor, as they won by a safe margin. 

The Navy Rifle Team, however, need not be ashamed of this defeat at the hands of a team 
that stood well up in the National match at Sea Girt, 1903. 

The history of the team would not be complete without the acknowledgement of the services 
of Lt. Thomas C. Hart, U. S. N., to whose untiring efforts in our behalf and hearty co-operation 
with our plans is largly due the success that attended our effort. We wish also to express our 
thanks to Lt. Comdr. W. F. Fullam, U. S. N., for the use of the rifles and range, without which, 
of course, our efforts would have been futile. 

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" TVT" 



Midshipmen Entitled to Wear "N" or "N" 2nd 



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Yellow N, Football. 



Whiting, 


'05 


DOWELL, 


'05 


Howard, 


Farley, 


'05 


Goss, 


'05 


Grady, 


Strassburger, 


'05 


McClintic, 


'05 


Doherty, 


Root, 


'05 


Rees, 


'06 


Metcalf, 


Wilcox, 


'05 


Aiken, 


'06 


Smith, R. F. 



'06 Decker, '06 

'06 McConnell, '07 

'06 Chambers, '07 

'06 Spencer, '07 

'06 Piersol, '08 



N 2nd, Football. 



Baggaley, 


'05 


Keene, 


'05 


Martin, 


'07 


Laird, 


'07 


DURR, 


'05 


Reichmuth, 


'06 


Needham, 


'07 


O'Brien, 


'07 


McCandless, 


'05 


Hickey, 


'06 


McKinney, 


'07 


Jones, 


'07 



White N, Baseball. 



Pegram, 
Spofford, 



'05 

'06 



McWhorter, 


'06 


Theobald, 


'07 


Hughes, 


"06 


Gill, 


'07 


Needham, 


'07 


GOLDTHWAITE, 


'07 



Cohen, 
Stiles, 



'07 
'07 



CULP, 

Ellyson, 



'05 
'05 



Woods, 

Russell, 

Field, 



N 2nd, Baseball. 



'05 Hall, W. A., '06 

'06 Thibault, '07 

'06 Spencer, '07 



Symington, 
Van Auken, 



'07 
'07 



Red N, Crew. 



Nimitz, C. W., 


'05 


Court, A. B., 


'05 


Brainard, 


'06 


Battle, 


'06 


Goss,N. H., 


'05 


Stott, A. C, 


'05 


Causey, 


'06 


Bradley, 


'07 


Laird, H. C, 


'05 


Taffinder, 


'06 


Jensen, 


'06 


Hoover, 


'07 



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N 2nd, Crew. 

Green, B. H., '05 Cabaniss, '06 Glassford, 

Bartlett, O., '06 Pence, '06 Harter, 

Horner, '07 



'06 Adams, L., '07 

'06 Johnson E. F., '07 



Neilson, 



Grey N, Fencing. 
'05 Atkinson, '05 Knox, 



'06 Dichman, 



'07 



N 2nd, Fencing. 



Leary, 



'05 



Sweeney, '05 Decker, 

Williams, J. R. '06 Doherty, 



Green N, Track. 

'06 Delano, '06 

'06 Taffinder, '06 



Chambers, '07 




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Excelsior Revised. 



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The sound of taps had died at last 
When down the corridor there passed 
A youth, who bore a piece of ice, 
And bottle with this strange device 
"One quart of rye." 

His brow was clear; his eye betrayed 
The joy this lovely treasure made ; 
And with a stealthy tread he bore, 
Unto the very topmost floor, 
His quart of rye. 

The envious tempted him to pause, 
The godly threatened him with laws. 
But none were able to prevent, 
And into him full soon there went 
This quart of rye. 

At middle night the gyrene woke 
To find quite near some bottles broke, 
And wasted on the floor around 
Midst dust and scattered glass he found 
One gill of rye. 

Ah me ! upon the following day 
Two fair young middies sailed away 
Upon a quite extended cruise 
For carelessness in wasting booze, 
And such good rye. 



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In Gratitude. 

a* 

' I V HE members of the class of 1905, who were fortunate enough to be assigned to the United 
States Ships Arkansas and Nevada during the summer of 1904, and especially for the trip 
up the Potomac, desire to express to the officers of those ships their sincerest gratitude for the 
courteous treatment received on board. On no cruise that we have ever taken, and we have taken 
several, were midshipmen treated with as much consideration by every officer on board ship, 
and in no connection have we met with a more sympathetic system of instruction. The trip up 
the Potomac will be remembered always as the pleasantest part of our Academic career, and we 
take this opportunity of saluting with the deepest gratitude the captains and the officers of the 
U. S. S. Arkansas and Nevada. 




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The Prodigal Son. 

(With apologies to all hands and the Cook.) 

A* 

1. And he took his portion, and went down unto a preparatory school, in a far city, and 
spent all of his substance in riotous living. 

2. So that at the end he did go and bind himself out as a midshipman and was fain to eat 
the husks that the " boys " did leave. 

3. And when at last he came unto himself, he said : " In my father's firm are many partners, 
and the least of these hath enough and to spare. 

4. I will sit down and write unto my father, 

5. Saying, ' Father, I have spent all my shekels and thine likewise, and am no more worthy 
to be called thy son. 

6. Make me as one of thy stockholders.' " 

7. But his father heard him yet a great way off, 

8. And ran and fell upon him and beat him and cried, saying: 

9. "This was my son, which was rich and is broke, is gone and shall stay gone. 

10. Bring forth the blue uniform and put upon him, and kill the Navy goat, that he may 
be made to eat a stew." 

11. And so he called the sheriff and the constable, and bade them come and make merry with 
him that they were rid of this spendthrift. 



Ringle. — Mr. Woodson, describe the De Bange gas check. 

Sal. — Well-er-er-sir, it's composed of a mixture of 20 per cent glycerine and 10 per cent tallow. 
Ringle. — Heat it to a white heat, I presume, to keep the guns from melting. 
Woodson. — No-oo-sir, not heat it at all. 

Ringle. — Well, Mr. Woodson, they have never adopted that gas check in our service yet 
and I hope they don't adopt it until I get out. 

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Books Lent to the Committee for Reference. 



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[Read at least the ones marked *] 
How to Grease Clearly. 

A Leap in the Dark: or In Pursuit of the Liberty Boat. 
Hand Book for Captain's Clerks. 
Karter's Killing Keely Kure. 
Mystery of the Optic Card. 

Problems, Notes and Sketches on Haymaking. 
House Boat on the Severn. 
Wall Scaling as Applied to Squads. 
The Heartships of a Light House Tender. 
Notes on Marine Propulsion. 

?}£ *t* r^ rjZ Jj» ?JC ?jC 5jC 

Steam Engines I Have Known. 

Durability of Parade Caps, With Examples. 

Hot Air Notes on Turbine Torpedoes. 

Training of Barrytones. 

What's in the Book — Vols. I, II, III, IV and V. 

Middle Aged Love Stories. 

The Mystery of the Sailing Party: or Who Swiped the Lunch? 

Great Cicle Sailing Around Hurry Mill, and / 

Parallel Sailing Around Hurry Mill. j 

M-y — H-o-r-n— . That's the Way to Spell Cookie (Humorous.) 

How to Wield the Big Stick. 



B Y [r. g] Mildred. 

By Boy Eklundt. 

By H. Screecherwin. 

By Knix. 

By Gaddon-Gordis. 

By Gossovitch. 

By Blasdoodle. 

By B. Light. 

By Franko Hugenberger. 

By Mike Gyreneson. 

By Abilstot. 

By Jesse James. 

By Creegan L'Sappe. 

By Plug C. 

By Spookervine. 

By Little Albert. 

By Orlafder. 

By Haynz. 

By Spudz. 

By Artie Byron. 

A. Rusenfelt Bagdad. 



A Bunch of stripes hanging high, 
A crowd of Middies standing by, 
Each man got a pair. 
And left Old Hiram standing there. 



Dynergwats. 



Unit of Savoir. Defined as that amount which, expanded over fifteen 
minutes of examination time, gives to the class a wrong interpretation of 
the fourth question. This is called a Melog. 

Unit of Exertion. That quality, called a Bredi, which is necessary to 
put forth in order to translate a Department Gow gouge. 

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The Old Chapel 



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While the Dog Howled. 



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i. 

The hopes of all were in full blast 
When round the section room there passed 
Tips galore for the steam exam, 
Which many foolish ones did cram. 



II. 

Old Red was in the greatest glee 
To put the middies all at sea ; 
He laughed until his sides most split 
To see how easily they bit. 



III. 

Soon he would write the steam exam, 
And he looked meek as any lamb, 
Five minutes are enough, he said, 
To work the whole thing in one's head. 

V. 
But— 

Bone like mad Geneva stops, 
Cordelier for making mops, 
Swash plates, worm wheels, knuckle joints; 
For these are most important points . 




IV. 
He told a little fairy tale, 
Not to study till we were pale 
The differential pulley blocks, 
Ferguson's simple paradox. 

VI. 

Slit bars, pitch cones, going fusees 
Which put some sections on the trees, 
Escapements, worm wheels, tangent screw, 
Of these you'll surely get a few. 

VII. 

Velocities with varying rates, 
Some surface plates that were not mates, 
Strains on belting, four bar motion, 
Puzzles made to suit Red's notion. 



VIII. 

And lo! behold the next day here 
On that exam there was no cheer. 
And many swore with might and main. 
I've busted cold again. 

IX 
But on the cruise the truth came out, 
It was not Red that caused the rout, 
J. K. had changed the whole exam 
So all we now can say is . 



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^ p" 's Are Trumps for Men, 

But dp 's Are Trumps For Bachelors. 

a* 

HERE were once five rooms in a row in Annex C. Nothing remarkable 
about that, but what's more, one man in each room was afflicted with Abilstoticus, an 
affection of the heart. To each individual "she" each respective "he" would com- 
pose epistles both day and night, and for each epistle would bum stamps. The five roommates 
in self-defense formed a Bachelor's Club. At 9.30 they would ramble from room to room to tell 
their funniest stories and to sympathize with the afflicted occupant. Sometimes they beat 
hasty retreats inspired by the sudden one-half m v 2 of a pair of fourteens; at other times 
they would sell out for crackers, cheese, and a smoke. 

As June week approached, the hearts of the married men became glad with the thought 
of prospective promenades, and tete-a-tetes. The bachelors were determined not to be left 
out. So they decided to have a club girl, with whom all could feel free to have a club date, 
without compunctions about "butting in." 

As a preventive measure, it was decided that three should constitute a quorum. The second 
day after finding and notifying the girl, one of the club proposed that the number necessary for 
a quorum be reduced to one. As the proposal was made to himself, it was met with no objection. 
Thus was the breech opened which eventually disbanded the Bachelors. The friendly spirit 
was conspicuously absent when more than the amended quorum was present, although to their 
credit, they worked together to cut out the second classman. 

The night before she left, she had dates for 9.30 with the five. Three got lost in the crowd, 
but the other two became lost over by the Japanese bell. 

Moral: Don't expect a man to play fair when he's on the Santee. 

One time there was a tow-haired Siamee twin who felt manly. He was encouraged by a 
little Clingseed Peach who thought him a Devil. He always had his Reinhart's creased, and had 
had his Buff ham struck at intervals. 

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But one day when he was hard worked, he had an inspiration: "Why not," thought he, 
''have some one to do my menial labor; I am better fitted for the head work." So he resolved 
that next time he took an observation of his star, there would be some one to mark time — and 
see to the chaperon. 

He found an old man who seemed to be a pocket edition of Father Time. His wrinkled face 
gave off an expression of sadness that indicated a checkered career, and he was generally known 
to have had a past. 

Unfortunately for him, the Siamee thought he was safe. The old man's recollections of 
younger days out West worked wonders with him. He became as spry as a two year old. Soon 
he assumed the role of a vessel acting singly, and the Siamee was left in the cold. 

Moral. — If he is from Missouri, you may have to show him. 



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Once on a time there was a gay young Lothario who wore blue clothes. His hair was slick 
as a whistle and he had a commanding presence. In society, he toned down his voice and made 
quite a hit. 

This chap was thought to be an easy mark by everyone who had goods to sell on credit. 
Non-reg. clothes were always uniform, low quarter pats were the only shoes he could wear — 
he even owned a non-reg. reefer. 

The last few months he was besieged by mail. Every day a bunch of Dreka's would be left 
in his room for his perusal. They always brought a long grin to his countenance. 

On graduation day, as soon as he received his diploma, out to the main gate he loped. But 
some one was hot on his trail. The tailor caught him, and to his assistance came the butcher, 
baker and candlestick maker. When they finished him, well he may get over it, but he'll never 
be the same. 




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Oh Navy Girl! Here's a toast to you 
With your hair of brown and your eyes of blue, 
With your smart little figure and smile serene, 
The pluckiest, luckiest girl ever seen. 

Our Navy Girl! Here's a toast to you — 
Maid, Wife, or Widow, you're sure to be true — 
If not to all sailors, then to many in one — 
E Pluribus Unum, 'til all time is done. 

Dear Navy Girl! Here's a toast to you, 
'Twould take us an ason to give you your due ; 
But we love you as only the true sailors can, 
And we empty our glasses to you to a man! 



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Alpha Canis Muiroris. 



(The Dog Star) 




Once a Middy was a-writhing 

Where the light grew dim one day ; 

Almanacs were lying on the floor. 

He thought of home and heaven, 

And fervently did pray 

To be taken to some far and distant shore. 

While he knelt thus by his Bowditch 

And so fervently did pray, 

The tears adown cheeks so furrowed rolled: 

But his prayer was never answered 

For there in white array, 

Came trotting in — the "savoir" known of old. 



Cried he, "Ponce, surely, Ponce\ 
When you see my woeful plight, 
And I beg of you ,wise Ponce, 
Please to help me on aright. 
Can you fail to give me succor, 
Can you fail to work my sight 
To the billionth of a second 
And to make the answer right?" 






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Ponce gazed awhile in silence 

On the Middy all alone. 

Then he sat himself right in the Middy's chair 

Straightway, all the woe departed 

From that Middy so alone, 

And no more did helpless sobbing echo there. 

Ponce took the pencil firmly, 

And full quickly did he plot 

The location of both Sodom and Gomorroh, 

Noah's eight a. m. position, 

And the traverse course of Lot. 

And converted Christmas Day into tomorrow. 

Then sage Ponce rose a-smiling 
At the Middy, and to cheer, 
With an accent quite beguiling 
Said he, "Come and have a beer, 
For not all the right ascensions 
Of the stars that stud the sky 
Can quite equal the dimensions 
Of a Middy, when he's dry." 

And that night in ways of fancy, 
Strolled the Middy now serene ; 
Dreaming of sagacious Ponce, 
And the things that he had seen, 
P. Work now is reckoned truly, 
As but play for evermore, 
With dear Ponce at the pencil 
And Ephemeris on the floor. 
Now the Middy's father chuckles 
At the good reports that come, 
And he thinks his son a "savoir," 
So he sends his son a sum. 

Refrain. 
Potent Ponce, all wise Ponce, 
When you see this satellite 
Almost suffering occultation, 
Kindly set its orbit right. 
When it has acute nutation 
Guide with thy marvelous might 
Till it fades, Oh potent Ponce, 
Into day that knows no night. 

; 
Editor's Note. — A tradition obtains at the Naval Academy of a mythical dog:, named Ponce, who was accredited with the 
fabulous power of working out a Navigation Practical Work in twenty minutes. Of course this is past belief, but the story of 
this marvelous animal has passed into a proverb and his name is almost as much revered as is that of Tecumseh, the god of 2.5. 



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"\ X 7E owe a great many thanks to Prof. Zimmerman and 
his band ; whether it be at a football game, or a drill 
or a hop, we could not get along without them. True, if they 
did not play in the mornings we might have stood a little 
higher last spring; but we were never sorry we listened. 



Prof. Zimmerman. 



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The Band. 



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Foolish Dictionary of Slang. 



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Ann, n. [From Latin, "a" meaning away and 
"n," meaning numbers.] 

(1) Hence, numbers away. 

(2) The examination that sends numbers away. 

Bat, v. t. (1) Abbreviation for battology. mean- 
ing a repetition of the words of the book. 
(2) To do properly. 

Bare a hand. (1) Something very unlucky. 

(2) To take a band from trousers pocket. 

(3) To be quick. 

Belay, v. t. [From the Danish "Legger," to make 
fast. ] 

(1) Hence, a boarding school for girls. 

(2) To cease. 

Bilge, n. Of a cask, that part which sticks out. 
v. (Academy). Not to stick it out; to fail and 
have to resign. 

Bilger, n. One who gets stuck out. 

Bone, v. t. [From F. "borgne" meaning one eyed.] 
(1) To study until you are sharp as a needle, 
and one eyed. 

Boy, n., common. [From F. "bayou," meaning 
trench] [or corrupted, drench.] 

(1) Hence, one who spills soup down the neck 
of your dress jacket at Sunday dinner. 

(2) A mozo, servant. 

Brace, n. v. [From L. "bracchia," meaning arm.] 

(1) That which holds anything tightly, or as 
a prop. Example — Dress trousers. 

(2) To stand erect. 

Bust, n. [F. "buste," a box.] 

(1) To be in a box. Hence, to write to two 
girls and put the letters in the wrong envelopes. 

(2) A failure; hence, (1) To box the compass 
a la "Whale Oil." (2) To blow a bugle. 

Buzzard, n. [L. "buteo," a scavenger.] One who 
gets what the stripers leave. Hence, the insignia 
of a Petty Officer. 

Canned Willie, n. [F. "kanar," a false report, and 
A. S. ''weal," well-fare]. 

(1) Hence, very bad fare, on which the O. C. 
remarks "Verv Good." 

(21 Corned Beef. 

Christmas Tree, n. [Webster's Dictionary, a small 
evergreen tree, set up indoors at Christmas, 
decorated with bonbons, presents, etc., and 
illuminated] with the not over-brilliant lights 
of all classes. 



Cit, n. [A. S. "sit,"] one who sits on the seat of 
his trousers. 

(1) A professor or instructor who is not a 
graduate of the Academy. 

(2) An j' civilian. 

Cits, n. [Gr. "K o m m o, " meaning pause. ] 

(1) A pause between the Colonial and the 
Santee. 

(2) Civilian's clothing. 

Clean Sleever, n. [A. S. "clene," entirely, and 
"slefe," clothed, covered.] 

(1) Hence one entirely covered — -in bed — at 
breakfast formation. 

(2) A first classman reduced to ranks. 
Cold, adj. [Gr. "Kalt," frost]. 

(1) In recitation to make a frost ; to bust cold, 
to make a cold 4.00. 
Cook, n. [A. B. "Kook," loving.] 

(1) One who acts in a loving way towards 
ladies. 
Cook, v. [Naval Academy origin — to excel some 
one. ] 

(1) Hence, to be warm on known answers. 

(2) To force an answer to a problem. 
Court, n. [L. "cors," an entire enclosure.] 

(1) Hence, the whole yard. 

(2) In modern usage the coefficient of grease, 
adopted by the Academic Board. 1 court-10 
units in the W. H. B. system. 

Date, n. [A fruit — something plucked from the 
skinny tree, often associated with peaches.] 

(2) An engagement for trysting or anything 
else. 

Devil, n. [A. S. "doeful," to throw over.] 

(1) Hence, one who throws one over when he 
finds another who likes another. 

(2) A jollier. 

(3) An old rascal mentioned in the Bible and 
reported engaged to four different girls in the 
yard. 

Dewberry, n. [L. "devorere," to attach, and berry, 
a fruit. ] 

(1) A middy who attaches himself to another's 
fruit, 

dewberry 

Date -[— dewberry = ■ = crowd. 

date 

Drag, n. [O. E. "dragger," to draw, to pull.] 

(1) That which makes much from nothing. 

(2) An inhale from a cigarette. 

(3) Drag a femme: — to escort a lady. 



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Exam., n. [L. "ex." meaning from, and 
Gr. "duoi," (amfi) meaning around.] 

(1) That which takes us from around the 
Academy. 

Femme, n. [Gr. word meaning, existing a day.] 

(1) The love of a midshipman. 

(2) A female. 

Fiend, n. [A. S. "feon," to scorn.] 

(1) The head of a Department. 

(2) One who scorns advice or precept on any 
subject. 

(3) One who "bats" a thing hard. 

Fierce, adj. [L. "ferns," meaning feel.] 

(1) Hence, any sewing a midshipman does. 

(2) The superlative degree of any thing. 

Frap, v. t. [F. "frapper," to strike, to hit.] 

(1) Hence, to smear in de mush wid a hot 
potoot. 

(2) To hit a tree, the pap, etc. 

French, v. [L. "fracasso," tumult, turmoil.] 

(1) Hence, to cause a tumult outside and tur- 
moil inside. 

(2) The shortest distance between two points, 
Annapolis and the Santee. 

(3) To leave the Academic limits without 
authority. 

Function, n. [L. "functio," to perform.] 

(1) Archaic usage — One who performed any 

duty or bidding. Now means, who enjoys every 

privilege. 

A May plebe before graduation day. 

Gangway, n. [A. S. "gang," going — way.] 

(1) Merely a difference of conduct grade. The 
first grade goes over the gangway on liberty — 
all other grades over the chains. 

(2) Get out of the way. 

Gold Brick, n. [A. S. "gold," money and F. brique, 
clay.] 

(1) The currency used to pay society's debts. 
One who makes her escort feel like 15c made out 
of clay. 

(2) A girl who is not pretty, can't dance, and 
can't talk. 

Gouge, n. (obsolete). The sin of our forefathers 
that is not visited on the children. For definition 
see any former "Lucky Bag." 

Grease, n. [F. "graisse," the whole.] 

(1) Being the whole smear with others — espe- 
cially those high in authority. 

(2) Drag, pull. 

Grease, v. t. To secure the sleek appearance of 
somebody's fur by rubbing it the right way. 

Greaser, n. [A. S. "grasian." to play, to feed.] 

(1) One who plays with an officer's baby and 
feeds in his house on Sunday. 

(2) A shower of show. 

(3) A parasite. 

Gun-deck Sight, n. (1) "Looking backwards." 
An altitude computed from the Navigator's sight. 



Gym, n. [L. "gymnasia," naked.] 

(1) A place where people exercise naked. 

(2) A ten thousand dollar substitute for a bath 
tub and a wood pile. 

(3) Gymnasium. 

Gyrene, n. [F. "giron."] 

(1) A subordinary of binomial germination, 
inditing high sounding encomiums, and inciting 
repugnant aversion to homomorphy [Webster.] 

(2) A marine. 

Handsomely, adv. [A. S. hand — some.] 

(1) Word used in calling the attention of the 
ladies to the adjutant in dressing the Brigade 
when it already has a perfect line. Ex. "Left 
guide of 12th Company carry your hands back 
handsomely." 

(2) A very little; handsome is what Han'som 
Dan does. 

Hazing, n. [O. E. "haz," meaning has — ing, 
meaning something that has been.] 

(1) For definition ask any officer from Admiral to 
Ensign — they all know. 

Hit, v. [O. E. "Hitten," to land on.] 

(1) To land on a place, a face, a base, a tree, 
or a spree. 

Holy Joe, n. [Of uncertain origin.] 

(1) The fire-escape. 

(2) The sleep inducer. 

(3) The Chaplain. 

Hustler, n. (1) A clever subterfuge for "scraps." 
(2) The second football team. 

Jump On, v. t. (1) To land on with both feet. 
(2) To call down. 

Knock, v. [Gr. "nock." the upper for'd part of a 
sail. ] 

(1) Hence, to land on the upper for'd part of 
an exam. Syn. To "bat." 

Leave's, n. (1) Formerly Adam's clothes — now, 
August's close. 

(2) A furlough. 

Liberty. (1) The only thing signed for that isn't 
taken from our accounts. 

(2) Permission to leave the Academy for a 
few minutes. 

List, n. [To lean.] 

(1) That which makes lean (by liquid diet) — 
the sick list. 

Makings, n. (1) Something "Olaf," "Squirt" 
and "Stiffy" never have. 

(2) Tobacco and papers. 

Margin, n. (1) That which insures a broker from 
loss and that which insures us from being lost. 
(2) An excess in mark over 2.5. 

Math, n. [Gr. "mahd," meaning to mow.]' 

(1) A machine used by the tillers of the youth- 
ful mind to mow a wide swath in the green sward. 

(2) Pop's dream. 

(3) Mathematics. 



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May Pole, n. (1) A very popular young lady who 

visits the Academy once each year and entices 

man}' from the place. 

(2) A list published each May of those liable 

to be found deficient at the "arms." • 
Mess, n. [O. E. "mesh," a disagreeable confusion 

of things. ] 

(1) There is only one place to go when you 
leave it — Sick Quarters; and only one way to 
reach it. 

(2) The Midshipmen at the same table in the 
mess-hall. 

Non-Reg, adj. (1) Something that makes you 
have a feeling of being well dressed, even though 
you are ragged. 

(2) Not regulation. 

0. C, n. [Abbreviation for ocellus, meaning a 
little eye. ] 

(1) A little ocellus is a dangerous thing. 
(2 The Officer-in-Charge. 

Pap, n. (1) The soft food for infants, made by 
mixing something with official nourishment: e. g., 
the conduct report. 

Plebe, n. (1) The first of the Rear Admiral, the 
middle of the table, the last of the pap. 

(2) A fourth classman. 

Posted. [Perfect participle of post, meaning to 
travel swiftly.] 

(1) Hence, to fly, etc.; to light on a tree. 
Pred, n. (1) The excuse we have for not being 

what we are not. 

(2) Predecessor. 

(3) The man who last held the appointment 
from the same Congressional district. 

Pull the List. An expression used to signify that 
the doctors have been so pushed that they didn't 
have time to learn the truth. 

(2) To hit the sick list without being sick. 
Rag, v. (1) To catch in misbehavior, whence 
the phrase "rag time." 

(2) To obtain marks from an Instructor's 
book while his back is turned. 
Rate, n. (1) Something the railroads never give us. 

(2) Rank. 
Reg, n. [L. "regirse" meaning regardless of looks. ] 

(1) Hence, anything worn regardless of its 
looks. 

(2) Anything bought from the store or through 
accepted channels. 

Req, n. (1) Some people's castles — especially 
in air on Murray Hill. 

(2) A requisition . 

(3) A request. 

Rhino, n. (1) The opposite of Pride — Pride goeth 
before a fall, Rhino cometh after. 
(2) A chronic grumbler, a malcontent. 
Rope Yarn Hash, n. An addition to the bill of fare 
to help the Paymaster, he 's stringing you when he 
tells you it's good to eat. 

(2) A hash prepared from canned Willie and 
horse hoofs. 



Running, p. p. [Forgotten the meaning.] 

(1) Hazing. 

(2) Joshing. 

Salt Horse, n. (1) An extinct species of sea animal 
still fed to Midshipmen. 
(2) Canned Willie. 
Sat, adj. [0. E. "Sate," a position.] 

(1) Hence, a position in the navigable semi- 
circle. 

(2) Satisfactory. 

Savez, adj. [Fr. "souvenirs" to save.] 

(1) Hence, saved from the snares of gold brick 
importers and the lower regions of the relative 
standing reports. 

(2) Bright, capable. 

Semi-an, n. [L. "Semi," half — Ann, a girl's 
name.] 

(1) Hence, only half a lady. 

(2) Semi-Annual Examinations. 

Shake A Leg. (1) An expression used to signify 
a sort of dance; hence, an Academy hop. 
(2) To hurry up. 
Shake It Up. (1) What the bar-keep does to the 
flip, also what the flip does to you. 
(2) Same as "shake a leg." 
Shift, v. (1) A very bad plan — champagne to 
sherry shift. 

(2) To change from one uniform to another. 

Shoot the Sun. (1) In ancient days a foolish man 
tried to kill time in this fashion, and the fashion 
is still kept up at the Academy. 

(2) To take the Sun's altitude with a sextant. 

Skinny, n. (1) An impolite way of saying "She's 
as fat as a lead pencil." 
(2) Physics and Chemistry. 

Slush, n. (1) A lotion used for the complexion 
by the stripers. 

(2) A superlative form of grease. 

Soak, v. (1) All hands jump overboard, no soak, 
no soak — only a difference in spelling. 

(2) To vent personal dislike by giving low 
marks 

Spoon, n. [Webster's Dictionary. A kind of 
bright metallic lure used in fishing.] 

(1) Hence, Strassburger bait. 

(2) One who befriends a Plebe. 

Spot. (1) The cradle of evil. 
(2) To "rag." 

Squid, n. (1) A very select club whose members 
do not indulge in the usual Saturday afternoon 
pastimes — they sometimes go to a tea party. 
(2) The awkward squad. 

Stab, n. (1) An ever present help in time of trou- 
ble — if you hit ber. 

(2) A wild guess, a bluff. 

Stand By. (1) What the star-fish says to the flounder 
when he sees Shipp at the gangway. 

(2) An exclamation meaning to look out for 
something to follow immediately. 



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Star, n. (1) Something as far away as the heavens, 
of varying magnitude. By varying the magni- 
tude it affords excellent entertainment. Ex. — 
An arm full of one star and a bottle full of 
"three star. ' ' 

(2) One who stars. 

Star, v. (1) To obtain eighty-five per cent, of 
the multiple and the privilege of wearing a star 
on the collar. 

Striper, n. [A. S. "strypen," to plunder.] 

(1) Hence, one wht> bags all the gold braid for 
himself. 

(2) A Cadet Officer. 

Supe, n. [L. "su," under and Fr. "pois," weight.] 

(1) The Superintendent. 

Tendency, n. (obsolete). (1) Something we used 
to look for. 

(2) A draught favorable for carrying tobacco 
smoke out of one's room. 

Touge, adj. [F. "tout" all and Gr. "ge," the 
earth. ] 

(1) One who thinks he is the whole works. 

(2) Affecting tough manners. 



Tree, n. [Skr. "darn," wood.] 

(1) A persuasive plant of considerable size 
bearing wooden fruit. 

(2) A list containing the names of the unsat. 

Unsat, adj. Abbreviation for "unsaturated," 
capable of absorbing to a greater degree. 
(2) Unsatisfactory. 

Valentine, n. [L. "volere," to be busy -'- A. S. 
tine, a pike. ] 

(1) Hence, get busy and hit the pike. 

(2) A request for one's resignation. 

Wooden, adj. [O. E. "woo," to court — D. "den" 
ten.] 

(1) Hence, no time for studies. 

(2) The opposite of "savez." 

Youngster, n. [Young — steer.] 

(1) Hence, one weaned from milk and oat 
meal — for corn and rye. 

(2) A 3d classman. 

Zip, n. (1) Two-thirds of the 400 — all of the trees. 
(2) Zero. 






[Editor's Note. — The "Lucky Bag" Staff will positively answer no questions on the authenticity 
of the above after 3 p. m. January 30, 1905.] 







" G-imme a Light. 



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Kerflippings. 




"Man and boy, T have followed the sea for forty years, and never turned up my coat collar, 
nor have I ever suffered from cold or sore throat. Young men, your faces are the toughest part 
of your anatomy. 



Step out, ladies! 



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Young man, you should handle that rifle as carefully as you would a watch - Stupid ! mis- 
erable ! 

I don't like this damned echelon formation. You gentlemen come dribbling in here like a line 
of skirmishers at 200 yards interval, marching by the flank. 

You gentlemen may dance well but you get over that wall like a lot of old women. You 
need nurses, every one of you. 



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GOOD morning," said His Majesty, the Prince of Liars, pleasantly, leaning comfortably 
back in his asbestos easy-chair, and ceasing lazily to regard the imp who was polishing 
the tip of the royal tail. "Whom have we here-" 

"Most Worshipful Diabolicalness — " respectfully began the dark angel, who had led the 
captive in, making a salaam so low that he scratched his forehead on a good intention that pro- 
jected from the floor. 

But the newcomer lost no time in ceremony, and pushing his way past the courtier he placed 
himself squarely in front of the throne. "O Most Outrageous Swindler," he said haughtily, 
"I have been sent here to render you service." 

Satan sat up in surprise and waved back a demon who was about to thrust a Nav. p. work 
under the nose of the new prisoner. "Speak on," he said. "What qualification have you 
to render service to me?" 

"I was a steward," said the stranger, "at the United States Naval Academy." 

"What," cried Beelzebub, "by my cloven hoof! Make him head of the Poisoning Depart- 
ment." 

"Stay," interrupted the newcomer with a gesture, "I have not done. I was also present 
on the Summer cruise of 1902. I have made a special study of Gow probs. and was the inventor 
of the steam radiator in use at the Academy. It was I who first said that all midshipmen were 
idle, and that a first classman's life was one of ease and enjoyment. On the plans I submitted 
were made the first dress-jackets now worn by midshipmen. It was I who concocted the brand 
of booze sold at Madame's. I stated that any exam, given could be completed in twenty minutes. 
In the winter it was I who persuaded the 0. C. to keep the uniform "without reefers;" and "reef- 
ers " from January 1st to June 7th. Also, I ordered outside breakfast formation when the uniform 
was reefers all day, and kept the steam off until after November 15th. I persuaded Congress to 
pass the anti-hazing law, and at my death, demanded that I be buried with military honors on 
Saturday afternoon. And I — " He paused to breathe. 

The Archangel of Darkness stared in amazement. "O wondrous liar! marvelous torturer! 
worthy son! Thou art indeed a fertile fiend. In my domains I shall make thee second only to 
myself. Henceforth art thou Grand Vizier, Chief of the Torturers, and Inventor of Falsehoods. 
Thy years shall be numberless if thou but make my domains fulfil thy plans on earth." 

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Stealthily, shadowy, see them glide 
Out of the darksome night, 
With never a light to attract a shot 
From the ships that are hid from sight. 

Craftily, fearlessly, how they come 
Into the guarded bay; 

And many that watch in the mighty ships 
Will not see the break of day. 

Murderous, pitiless, rushing through, 
Leaving a wake of foam, 
Messengers sent by the war-god, Death, 
To hasten the chosen home. 



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Extracts From the Log of the Skipper of the 

"Window Blind." 

May 15, 1904. Brite and fare. Themometer risin fast. I am gittin crazy with the hete. 

May 16. Thretenin. Boromiter fallin. Gentil gales from N W i axed boy Eklunt to 
lem me His Clas ring cause i had guv mine to a gurl, but dident tell him So i sed i had lorst 
mine en i think i hav. But he woodent do it cause he said he wuz scared i'd hock it. I 
must hav a ring cause meLindy ann is cuming to the farewell Ball an imust Have 1 to show her. 

May 17. Wether is hot and Opresin. no Breeze. Coodent borray no ring. 

May 25. Moderatin, still Hot tho. I went out in Town last nite an got chast by the cops 
wich dident know I was a stewdcat you See my Hare wich wuz shaved off when i wuz sick has 
not Growed back good yet and the cops thoat i wuz a Convik. U bet i run Back in the cademy 
purty fast and i had To git over the wall too cuz ole Shannun wuz at the gate and i cut my 
hands on the glas. i Wuznt scairt of ole Shannun tho i wood whale Time outer him with a 
Stick but i dident want to rub it in. 

May 26. clere and warm. Gentil breeze From west. Themometer stiddy. i went out 
to carvil Haul last nite but i dident ware my yuniform ony my cap, wich i Dident hav eny 
hat. Wile i Wuz thare a orfiser came in But i dident mov just lookt at him as ef to Say who 
are u. i wonder if hele reconize me i dont Think he wil. 

may 27. hotter Than time, he did tho but i got the reporte and tore it up. Ole Hotez- 
hell sez i busted in steme yisterday. cant Borray no ring yet. 

may 28. Orful hot. Boromiter bobbin up and down, also i Busted in skinny but i Think 
ile git throu all rite as they no wat a good man I Am. Darn the ole ring i cant borray none and 
meLindy Ann is cumin termorrer. 

may 29. i think the Wurld is going to burn up. Boromiter dropt outen the bottom. me- 
Lindy came today but I didnt See her. i dont kno wut to do the other Gurl wont give me 
my Ring. 

May 30. Stormy. Wind blowing a gale and cooler, it is all off Now melindy ann axed 
me whare wuz my Class ring and she coodent unnerstand my reasons. 

may 31. still and cam. themomiter risin ergen. it Is sunday an i Went out saleing with 
Fridle. u see i wuz steerin the bote and i Dident see the ole Chesapeke wich wuz alongside the 
dock and ran into her and Broke off the Mast and the bote jist turned rite over. the chese 
Box hadent orter been There nohow, i got reported yisterday fur not going to formation to 
Receve the borde of visitors but iamgoin to put in a statement dutch strassberry sez he Wood. 

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June 1. Clowciy and warm, sum breze frum the eastward, i Went over an hit the sik 
List to-day. i wuz not very Sick but they are going to Hav a infantry drill to day. meLindy 
is still here. 

June 2. Clowdy and hot. Boromiter stedy. it Rained yisterday and they coodent hav 
There ole infantry drill so they Had liberty all day. jist my Luck to be in The horspiddle. 

June 3. Dredful hot. my statemint dident wurk an the docter sez i hev a sore thrate an 
he is Scared i am Gitting the neumonia. i wisht i Wuz outer this ole horspiddle. 

june 4. Hot in here but Its nice outside jist the purtiest wether, al the hard drills is Over 
now an the fellers are Havin Lots of fun. last nite i saw meLindy ann walkin By with Sunshine 
an i Jumpt offen the porch to ketch them but meLindy scremed orful cauze i wuz in my pijamas, 
i had forgot That, now they hav Got me in a back room where i Cant see nuthin. This hors- 
piddle is a orful place. 

June 5. Hot as time, cant see out so i Dont know wuts going on. i aint sik. this is the 
nite for the ball an they wont let me out. i wrote a note To furber today to git me a Smal sak 
of Bull fur the cruse an nemmind the matches. 

June 6. hot an moist, i had to pack up al my Duds in a hurry i tel u Wen they let me 
out this mornin i wuz shore glad to git out. i Am going on the Hartford. 

****** 

July 15. Hot ergen. Boromiter fallin. i havent had time To rite ez i Hav had to wurk 
most Every day. i went ashore yisterday an stayed so late that i had to Get a little Skift an row 
out to the ship about 2 o'clock, i got aboard over the boom but they saw me an this mornin 
the Orfisir of the deck sez to take my barj ashore, i sposed he ment My bote an so i tied it to 
the Lanch an wuz goin back wen the orficer of the deck Sez o No git in yore barj and i had to 
git in that littl skift that wuz nerely full uf water an sit in the Back part with my fete on the 
Sides, every body laffed but i dident couse i got my pants all wet. 

july 16. Orful warm, i wuz bote orfisir This mornin and Had to go way Down town fur 
the liberty Party an i went ashore to send a telegram wen i got back to the Ship they sed i 
wuz so Late i dident draw eny breakfast an i must Go rite away fur the Orfisisrs wich wuz on 
shore. But i Wuznt goin with out eny brekfast so i went over to the griswul House and got 
brekfast and Then i went fur the orfisirs, one of them was Fereful mad and swore orful and sed 
i wuz a hell of a first clasman. Never mind, mister orfisir, u Wont ketch no fish if u Sware so. 

july 17. Hot an close, they tole me to day i am put back Another class, oh dere i hav 
been in here ate yeres an i dont believe i Will ever git Done' 





215 



Ruminations of a Rhino. 



# 



Joshua wasn't the only man that got ten degrees out in altitude on a time-sight. 

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the tips of the Steam Department are deceitful. 

Blessed is he that standeth in the place of the clean sleever and sitteth not at the staff table, 
for his ways are ways unnoticed and all his paths are peace. 

The prudent man forseeth the watchman, and hideth himself, but the foolish pass on, and 
are "ragged." 

Consider the greaser, how he grows. He toileth not, neither doth he bone, but verily Solomon 
in all his glory, was not arrayed as one of these. 

Though I speak with the tongues of men, and of angels, and have not seen the lesson, I am 
as sounding brass, and a tinkling cymbal. 

For though I have the gift of gab, and understand all languages, but have not a gramophone 
it availeth me nothing. 



J# 




With apologees to Jose Espronceda, and Huse ever 
fault it was we had to learn it. 



Notas del arbol caidas, 
Unos doses y cincos son, 
Los hombres perdidos, 
Aye son los abatidos 
Por falta de un mal razon. 

Dos notas tengo por el ano, 
Que no se apart an de me 
El primero que tuve en Goodeve 
Y el ultimo de Woolsey que vi. 



216 



The Marks I Did Not Get. 



In the languid days of summer 
When the air is still and hot, 
I muse upon the greatness 
Of the marks I never got. 



How the Heads of the Departments 
Said that they had never met 
With such wisdom as denoted 
By the marks I did not get. 

That "Completed with distinction 
All the course that we have set" 
That is not in my diploma, — 
Caused by marks I did not get. 

Midnight oil, and toil, and labor 
And the sleep (more plenteous yet) 
Are recalled to my remembrance 
By the marks I did not get. 

Ah! the castles I had builded 
On a sand foundation set! 
All have tumbled into ruin 
With the marks I did not get. 

Phantom stars upon my collar 
In eternal night have set 
And I meditate in sorrow 
On the marks I did not get. 



217 




King Villiams. 

A* 

Shud up! I pud you on de report. 

Oh dos tonsils is badly swollen — gif him der goggles — cud off his leg. 
Yes! yes! pud 'im on diet. 

Does it hurd you much or little? 

How you feel, Mr. Stofford? 

I feel bum, sir. 

Boom! Boom! Don' tell me you feel boom — Boom aint no disease. Tell me dos symptoms. 

Veil! How you feel tonight? 

Just the same, sir. 

Ah! Veil! gif him six of dos tablets. 

How you feel ? 

I'm better tonight, sir. 

Gif him five of dos tablets — Nex. 

Veil! How you feel- 

I don't feel so well, sir. 

Vadt? Oh, gif him sefen of dos tablets. 

Received by means of suspenders and straps, fastened together with strings and hung out 
of the window by him, food. 

Furber (Drawing Requisition). — One pair of shoes, please. 

Clerk. — What size? 

Furber. — 14£. 

Clerk. — Did you say collar or shoes? 



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" If a Middy meet a giddy 
Girl upon a ship, 
And she smile with joy the while, 
Don't always think her flip. 
Every giddy girl likes Middies, 
Even so do I, 

So don't be shocked now when I say 
I love one on the sly." 




227 



cAdvice to the Middle's Girl. 

Take care! Beware! They are fooling thee! Ever wearing like their handkerchiefs their 
hearts in their sleeves. Of course, their sleeves are tight, but their hearts can easily be crushed — 
in fact, they are never very large except when they are in the imagination of a girl who is on her 
first visit to Annapolis and who has probably just walked home from a hop with a dear little 
middie who does not like to break regulations (?) and get a carriage, and thinks as it is such a 
beautiful moonlight night- and then, you know, he has a strong arm and won't let her slip on 
the ice. Foxy! Beware! ! 

But, dear girl, don't walk on the ice or on a poor pavement with them too much before the 
ball or your arm will be black and blue. 

But a middie at Annapolis is mild. A summer girl is pretty bad, but when it comes to a 
Summer Middie! hold your breath, keep your eyes open and be ready to jump. 

A Middie's Girl. 

Remembered as the Day Goes (By). 

Wail, eef you hef doan whad you saved, you had better not spik eet so loud, for youhav 
sayed that you forched a bang note. 

What is sheponer? 

Oh eet ees wan of the stets, Senor Swanin, but eet wood not be recognized eef youshood 
say eet in Spahnessh. 

Stoff ! stoff ! It ees not stoff ; eet ees Spaneesh. You shouldt be more imoginatif. 

Deux Appelles a Memoire. 

For the banefeet hof de meedsheepmen bantering en Saiptetuber, Chist out, bailee een, upta 
haid, hans falling natoorally en da rang. 

Horder-r-r-r— -Harms! O-n-e— two three. 

Shudt hanyone feel like has he wand to compute, wether iss he a first glassman or wether 
iss he a fort glassman, he is going cany away clot prize. I mysailf hev sometime med bresent^ 
very valooble bresent from my own poget; mebbe I do eet again. 

228 



Hope for the Bilging 



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Carlos Maquina Austin. 



229 



The Close of Day. 

The day is dying, 
The gulls low flying, 
The wind is falling, 
The ocean calm. 

Sweet bells are ringing, 
Sailors are singing, 
Old yarns are spinning, 
("Six bells" has gone). 

Through darkness falling, 
The bugle is calling. 
Lights out till the morning, 
The day is dead. 







A-A-ALL THE PORT WATCH ! 

230 




nk 



The Girl I Left Behind, 



In Parting. 



j* 



ii. 



Oh, I pray thee, sweet, slender maiden, 
So wistfully looking away, 
Would those eyes, that are almost tear laden, 
Were it not for this parting be gay? 

III. 

That not all of the Araby's daughters, 
Nor the amorous sirens that dwell 
Midst the Mediterranean's waters 
Can lure my heart to rebel. 



Surely hoary old Neptune had never 
A follower fairer than thou ; 
And in parting more fervent than ever, 
I answer thine eyes with the vow, 

IV. 
For the depth of the limitless ocean 
And the blue of the Midsummer sea 
Shall recall of thine eyes the devotion 
As in parting they rested on me. 



V. 



In the stilly night watch the caresses 
Of the south wind will tell me of thee, 
And the stars that are meshed in the tresses 
Of night are thy thoughts upon me. 

231 



cA Revery. 



' I V HE fire burns low on the hearth, and the dying light of the embers fashion vague shadows 
in the smoke. The scenes of other days pass in fantastic procession through my wearied 
thoughts, and I live again the moments now part of that great gulf we call the Past. 

I see a stranger wandering in a time-worn town, planning the great things that he should 
do in the new life. I see the examination room and the crowd before the names posted on the 
door. I hear the mumbled oath, and the casual "Kiss the book." 

And then the blue smoke wreathes itself into a vision of the Severn, and of old buildings 
clustered among graves upon its banks. I see a ship under the stars with her canvass mounting 
far up into the dark sky, rocking her human freight to sleep in the sweet fresh south wind. 

Faces, too, I see in the firelight, — faces I learned to know in the years that are gone, familiar 
in the tedious routine, with a smile in moment of joy and help in the hour of need. I see them 
in room, in section, in ranks, on the deck of a ship, and again at that last hand grip when I bade 
them good-bye. 

But the embers are nearly dead. The trees and buildings and ships are blended in the ashes, 
and the faces are faded away. The sounds of laughter, the tones of the bugle, the shouting 
of orders are sunken too faint to hear. 

The old days are gone as the shadows, and the new ones lie before me 



232 




In Revery. 








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The contrary is true. of its silver. 

(]j Despite the wide range of prices of Gorham Tea Services, (for nowhere can a greater variety of style be found), 
the simplest and most economical are as honestly and artistically fashioned as the most elaborate and costly. 

THE GORHAM COMPANY 

SILVERSMITHS 

Broadway and Nineteenth Street, New York 



Colts Patent Firearms Mfg. Co. 

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 




Adopted by Bureau of Ordnance, U. S. N. 
The "NEW NAVY," Calibre 38 




<^D 



The "NEW SERVICE," Calibre 45 



MANUFACTURERS OF 

COLT'S REVOLVERS 

AUTOMATIC COLT 
PISTOLS 

COLT AUTOMATIC 
MACHINE GUN 

(Browning's Patents) 

GATLING GUNS 




The "MILITARY MODEL" 
Automatic Pistol, Calibre 38 



We make twenty models of Revolvers and 

Pistols in all Calibres for Military, Pocket and 

Target use 



CATALOGUE ON APPLICATION 



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"CONSIDER WHAT THE DIAMOND STANDS FOR." 



THE 

STETSON 

SHOE 



There can be no higher quality than that which the 
STETSON DIAMOND stands for 

Send for a STETSON Booklet 

THE STETSON SHOE CO. 

SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MASS. 



KEUFFEL & ESSER CO. 

127 Fulton Street, new York 



CHICAGO 
111 MADISON ST 



BRANCHES 

ST. LOUIS 
708 LOCUST ST. 



SAN FRANCISCO 
303 MONTGOMERY ST. 



Drawing Materials 

Surveying Instruments 

Nautical Instruments 

Measuring Tapes 

OUR 
Paragon Drawing Instruments 

and other Drawing Supplies are used 
at the U. S. Naval and Military 
Academies. 

We manufacture and furnish to 
the U. S. Navy, Sextants, Octants, 
Artificial Horizons, Binnacles, Pe- 
loruses, also with illuminated dial, 
Compass Reading Glasses, Naviga- 
tor's Cases, Captain's Reading Glass 
Cases, Three-arm Protractors, Par- 
allel Rules, Etc. 

Also Aneroid Barometers, Baro- 
graphs, Etc. 

ALL OUR GOODS ARE 
WARRANTED. 

Send for our (500-pa«e) complete illustrated catalogue; 
also for price list of Nautical Instruments. 




George R. Buffham J. Lynn McAboy 

Buffham &: Co. 




pintntjrajjltrrs 




Class 


Photographs, Views, 

MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY 
ATTENDED TO. 


Etc. 




Annapolis, Md. 





-«.~. r «» J - — 



H. B. ROELKER 

41 Maiden Lane, New York 

Consulting and Constructing Engineer 

Designer and Manufacturer of Screw Propellers 



x-MAh 





THE ALLEN DENSE AIR ICE MACHINE 

Proven by many years' use on U. S. Men-of-War, 
Steam Yachts and Large Passenger Steamers 




T* LJYDE Windlasses 

* and Capstans 



q 



ARE THE 

MOST 

EFFICIENT 



They have been adopted for a large pro- 
portion of the ships recently built or in 
course of construction for the United States 
Navy, United States Revenue Marine, United 
States Light House Establishment, and United 
States Coast Survey. They have also been 
selected by the principal Trans-Atlantic, Pacific, 
and Coastwise Lines, including the American 
Line, Red Star Line, Atlantic Transport Line, 
Pacific Mail Steamship Company, Northern S. S. Company, New York & Cuba Mail 
Steamship Company, Mallory Line, Merchants & Miners Trans. Company, Etc. 



HYDE WINDLASS COMPANY, BATH, MAINE 



THE NEW YORK LIFE 
INSURANCE COMPANY 

"THE NAVY COMPANY" 



Civilian rates and no extra payments re- 
quired for War, Tropical travel 
or at any time. 



F °ad T dress BERT T. WALES 

Manager Army and Navy Department 
NEW YORK INSURANCE COMPANY 



54 William Street 



New York 



Bridges 

Buildings 

Roof-Trusses 



ffj^ 



Light 

Structural 

Work 



^t^^mim-m^nm «••> 



George W. Jones 

iBnnkseUrr, i>taIionrr and 
■Dfauisfoalrr 



194. MAIN STREET, ANNAPOLIS, MD. 

(Through to ii State Circle) 



I carrv a full line of all the latest fiction, receiving 
most of the new novels on the day of publication. 

My department for engraving visiting card plates is 
most complete, and fulfills the requirements of the 
most exacting trade, while our prices are as moder- 
ate as the nature of the work will permit. 




Steel 

Barges 

and Hulls 



^f% 



Engineers 

and 
Contractors 



American Bridge Company of New York 



EASTERN DIVISION 
I oo Broadway, New York City 



PITTSBURG DIVISION 
Frick Building, Pittsburg, Pa. 



WESTERN DIVISION 
Monadnock Block, Chicago, III 



Open ^411 Tear F 't^ M 


A 


flktwl ifall 




American plan Annapolis, Md. 



Phone Main 141 8 



Established 1851 



F. J. HEIBERGER 



535 FIFTEENTH STREET 



OPPOSITE U. S. TREASURY 



WASHINGTON, D. C. 



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The Babcock & Wilcox Co. 



XEW YORK. AND LONDON 



FORGED STEEL 
WATER TUBE MARINE BOILERS 



STRAIGHT TUBES 
ACCESSIBLE 



DURABLE 



EXPANDED JOINTS 
ECONOMICAL 




V . S . S. WY O M I N G 



THE FOLLOWING NEW U. S. WAR VESSELS WILL HAVE THESE BOILERS: 

BATTLESHIPS 

Nebraska, Rhode Island, New jersey, Connecticut, Louisiana, Vermont, Idaho, 
Minnesota, Kansas, Mississippi, Indiana (replacing scotch) 

ARMORED CRUISERS 

California, South Dakota, Maryland, West Virginia, Washington, Tennessee 



GUNBOATS 
DUBUQUE, PADUCAH 



PROTECTED CRUISERS 

Milwaukee, St. Louis. Charleston 

MONITOR 

MONTEREY (RBPLACK SCOTCH) 



139,000 HP. IN THE AMERICAN NAVY. 

133,000 HP. IN THE AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE. 
•-J79,000 HP. IN THE BRITISH NAVY. 



AV O R K S 



BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY, U. S. A. 
PARIS, FRANCE 



RENFREW, SCOTLAND 
OHERHAUSF.N, GERMANY 



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F. J. Schmidt Co. 

Naval Tailors 

Annapolis, Maryland 



All Equipments 
Furnished 

Latest Styles 

of 

Civilian Dress 



BEST FOR SALE 
OR SAILING 




CANNED MEATS 



ARMOUR AND COMPANY 
CHICAGO 



DREKA 

Fine Stationery and Engraving House 

1121 Chestnut Street Pniladelpnia 



DANCE PROGRAMMES 
BOOK PLATES 



VISITING CARDS 
RECEPTION INVITATIONS 



HERALDRY & GENEALOGY 
COATS OF ARMS PAINTED FOR FRAMING 




EXPERTS 



that is our 
classifica- 
tion in the 
world of 



athletics. For many years we have made a 
SPECIALTY OF 

Equipping Athletes 

for every sport. We have pleased them and they 
come back every year. Do you need anvthing you 
can order by mail ? 

Arthur Johnson & Company 

55 West 42nd Street, near 6th Avenue, New York 



B. WIEGARD 

Fine Confectionery and Ice 
Cream Manufactory 

No. 8 State House Circle 

ANNAPOLIS, MD. 



Huyler's and Whitman's Chocolates, &x. 
a Specialty 



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Garlock High Grade 

Packings 



NONE GENUINE 



i- c A . , y , JM\ ALL PRESSURES AND 

roroteam, Air, Water, /V\ conditions 

r\ ' J A * /■P'^CX^ F1FTY KINDS DEVOTED TO 

Oxide, Ammonia, ir^ilS^m special purposes 

|Ml|'nf^UMl|'!lMI'|'N|l|'|'l'| l ''] l V|'l' 

^•1 ' ..Vu^.u.^.I.luulaJ SEND FOR CATALOCUE AND 

VJll, etC. € II STYLE NO. CARD 



WITHOUT IT 



THE GARLOCK PACKING COMPANY 



NEW YORK . PITTSBURG 

boston 136 Liberty Street, New York City Cleveland 

CHICAGO ST. LOUIS 

PIIII ADh'l PHIA DENVER 

ATLANTA GA ^^ ^ ^^ 

HAMBURG, GERMANY 



Main Office and Factories, PALMYRA, N. Y. 

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THE EVOLUTION OF THE ARMOR PIERCING PROJECTILE 

=MADE BY 

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FIRTH STERLING STEEL COMPANY" 



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California Powder Works 



330 MARKET STREET, 



SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 



MANUFACTURERS OF- 



MILITARY POWDERS 



Also Black and Smokeless 

RIFLE, SHOTGUN AND 

P WD E 



CANNON 

R S 



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MACHINE TOOLS 



FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF 



GUNS OF ALL SIZES, ARMOR PLATE, ETC. 



COMPLETE EQUIPMENT FOR 

Ship Yards and Machine Shops, including Electric Traveling Cranes 

NILES - BEMENT - POND CO., 

136-138 LIBERTY STREET, NEW YORK. 



Founded 1824 by Jacob Reed 



JACOB REED'S SONS 

Chestnut Street, West of Broad, Philadelphia 



Uniform and Civilian 
TAILORING 

CLOTHING READY TO WEAR 



Furnishing Goods and 
Athletic Wear 

HATS AND CAPS 



Especial Attention Given to Contracts for Uniforming Employees of Corporations and 

Students of Colleges, Academies and Military Schools. 

Estimates Furnished. 



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ATLAS 

Portland Cement 



Is the Standard 
American Brand 



Atlas Portland Cement Co. 

30 BROAD STREET, NEW YORK 



Sumforft 



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e s o m e 



Baking Powder 



Makes the food just right — 
light, wholesome and easily digested 



Charles G. Feldmeyer 



James D. Feldmeyer 



(ftttg intg i>iflr£ 



The largest and best equipped pharmacy in the city 



Pure Drugs and Chemicals, Toilet Articles 
and Perfumery, Imported and Domestic Cigars 
and Cigarettes, Soda and Mineral Waters 

Prescriptions carefully Compounded 



FELDMEYER BROS. 

PROPRIETORS 

Main and Francis Streets, Annapolis, Maryland 



3xt h 01. Bwttlj 

MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN 

Ice Cream and 
Fine Confectionery 

High-grade Chocolates, Bon-Bons, Etc. 
JfTanru (Hake Uakrr 

Weddings and Parties supplied on short notice 
OYSTERS A SPECIALTY 



$6 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, Md. 



C. & P. Phone 65 



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The largest and most varied stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries, Teas, Wines and Liquors, held by any whole- 
sale and retail house in Baltimore. Our wholesale Department is well equipped for furnishing Government 
Institutions, Naval Vessels, State Institutions, Hotels, Schools, Hospitals, as well as the Retail Trade. We import 
our foreign goods and deal direct with the producers. This enables us to procure everything at first cost and give 
our patrons the advantage of lowest cash prices and best selection of goods. 



JORDAN STABLER COMPANY 



Established 1862 



Incorporated 1900 



701-3-5 Madison Ave., - - Baltimore, Md. 

BRANCH STORE AT ROLAND PARK 

JORDAN STABLER, President RICHARD L. BENTLEY, Vice-President 

EDWARD A. WALKER Secretary and Treasurer 

S. GARNER SCRIVENER JOHN L. HOOFF 



Our specialties are Carlton Flour made from the finest selection of Minnesota and Dakota hard wheat. Todd's 
Smithfield Hams. Finest old Government Java Coffee, genuine Aden Mocha, special mountain coffee grown from 
Mocha seed. Old white Santos and White Rio; we import our coffee direct to Baltimore and always carry from 500 to 
1,000 bags in stock. Good pure China and India Teas at moderate prices ; our 50c. English Breakfast, Oolong and 
Gunpowder are all choice for the price. Absolutely pure Olive Oil, the finest we can import from any part of Europe. 
Flavoring Extracts made in our own laboratory by one of our firm for the past 25 years. Madeira, Sherry, Port, 

Claret, Burgundy, Rhine, Mozelle and Marcella WINES, all of our direct importation and all at moderate prices ; 
genuine old COGNAC, pure old Rye WHISKEY, Scotch and Irish Whiskey. We carry the largest stock of fine 
Groceries; fine old Wines and Liquors of any house in Baltimore and guarantee satisfaction or the goods can be 
returned. 



HATCH & DEAN 

Importers and Exporters 
NORFOLK, VA. 



.SPECIALTIES IN 



Military and Civilian Haberdashery for Midshipmen 

WHITE UNIFORMS TO ORDER FROM MATERIALS SHRUNK BY 

SECRET PROCESS 

Mail Orders Receive Immediate Attention 



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SUPERIOR QUALITIES 

Caps, Uniforms 
and Equipments 



% Highest Award 

Paris Exposition, /poo 





Cable Address, "IVARUNICO" New York 

PRICE LIST ON APPLICATION 



The Warnock Uniform Go. ^1*£' 



Between Broadivay and 
Fifth Avenue 



19-21 West 31ST Street, New York 



The Standard U. S. ARMY— U. S. NAVY over Sixty-five Years «- 




CONTRACTS MADE FOR MANUFACTURING ARTICLES OF EITHER BRASS, BRONZE, COPPER, IRON OR STEEL 



imperial Hartjme Unrk 



.T. B. Chapman 



T. J. Rider 



JL 8. Olljapman $c QJnmpamj 

BRASS FOUNDERS, COPPERSMITHS 
AND MACHINISTS 

51 to 01 Taylor Street. Springfield, Mass. 



$tanftard iEarljtura luilt 



SMOOTH SOUND CASTINGS OF ANY MIXTURE, EITHER LIGHT OR MEDIUM WEIGHT 



W. H. Thomas & Company 



Ready-to- Wear and Made-to-Measure 

CLOTHING ^^s= 



138 MAIN STREET, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND 



YOUNG'S 


HATS 


MELVILLE 


HATS 


FOWNES 


GLOVES 


ECLIPSE 


SHIRTS 


HOSIERY, 


Etc. Etc. 


TRAVELING BAGS 


TRUNKS and SUIT 


CAS 


E S 



A. Schrader's Son 



INCORPORATED 



FURNISHER OF 

itutng ApparatuH 

To U. S. Navy and U. S. Army Engineers' Corps 




Established i 844 



30-32 ROSE STREET, NEW YORK, U. S. A. 



Lunkenheimer 

Regrinding Valves 




Made in Screw or Flange 
Ends in two weights and 
guaranteed to stand working 
pressure of 200 and 350 
pounds. Adopted as a stand- 
ard universally and used ex- 
tensivelv wherever there is a 
demand for 




High Grade Valves 



The Lunkenheimer Co. 

Main Offices and Works : Cincinnati, Ohio, U. S. A 

branch e s 

New York Philadelphia Nfw Orleans 

London Paris 



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EVERYTHING G U A. R A N T E E- D 



NOTHING ESTIMATED 




NOIXVNIHIMOSia QN3QIAIQ ON 



NOUVDIilSSVlD 1VID3JS ON 



Morse Twist Drill and Machine Co. 

NEW BEDFORD, HASS., U. S. A. 




MTD 8.M.CO. 






Morse Tools are the ones to worK 
■witH. Best material and worKman- 
sHip recommend them to every- 
body. 



MAKERS OF 

INCREASE AND 
CONSTANT ANGLE 
TWIST DRILLS, 
REAMERS, CHUCKS, 
MILLING CUTTERS, 
TAPS, DIES, MA- 
CHINERY AND 
MACHINISTS' 

TOOLS 




s\*/%*%**%>%<%/%^-< 



Army and Navy 
Officers Uniforms and 
Equipments 

"Write for Price Lists 



Newport News Shipbuilding 
and Dry Dock Company 



NEWPORT NEWS, VA. 




DRY DOCKS 



LENGTH ON TOP 
WIDTH ON TOP 
WIDTH ON BOTTOM 



No. 1 No. 2 

610 Feet 827 Feet 

- 130 " 162 " 

50 " 80 " 



DRAUGHT OF WATER. OVER SILL 25 



30 



Shops are equipped with modern machinery capable of doing the largest work required in ship construction 
Tools driven by electricity and compressed air largely used in building and repairing vessels 



For further particulars and estimates, apply to 

No. i Broadway, new york C. B. OR.CUTT, President 




Highland Brand 

Evaporated Cream 

(A PURE UNSWEETENED CONDENSED MILK) 



Is absolutely germ-free. It is of heavy consistence, 
smooth texture and perfect keeping quality. 

One or two teaspoonfuls added to a cup of coffee give 
it a richness and fine appearance scarcely attained by dairy 
cream. 

Diluted with equal parts of water it is excellent on 
breakfast foods, sliced peaches and other fruits. 

Diluted with about three parts of water to one of 
" cream" it furnishes a refreshing beverage and answers all 
purposes of fresh milk. 



HELVETIA MILK CONDENSING COMPANY 

HIGHLAND, ILL. 



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UNITED 
STATES 
METALLIC 
\ PACKINGS 

For Piston Rods and 

Valve Stems of Marine 

and Stationary Engines 
Class No. I Packing 

GOLD MEDAL, ST. LOUIS, 1904 

THE 

United States Metallic Packing Co. 

509 Great, Northern Building, Chicago, HI. 
429 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 




Ebbitt House 

AMERICAN PLAN 

Army and Navy 
Headquarters 



H. C. Burch 

Manager 



WASHINGTON, D. C. 



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New York Shipbuilding 
Company 



SHIP 
ENGINE 

BOILER 
BUILDERS 



YARD AND WORKS AND GENERAL OFFICES 
Camden, New 'Jersey, U. S. A. 



New York Office, i Broadway 



AMERICAN 

Stee i i Foundries 

PRINCIPAL OFFICE 

74 BROADWAY, NEW YORK 



-FOUNDEKS OF- 



CAST STEE I 



FOB 

Railway Engines and Cars 

Marine Work and 

Miscellaneous Castings 



PLANTS AT 

Chester, Pa. Franklin, Pa. Pittsburg. Pa. Sharon, Pa. 

Alliance. O. Indiana Harbor, Ind. Granite City, III. 

East St. Louis. III. 



BRANCH SALES OFFICES 

ST. LOUIS PITTSBURG CINCINNATI 

Columbia Bldg. Frick Bldg. Ingalls Bldg. 

CHICAGO ST. PAUL 

Railway Exchange Bldg. Metropolitan Bldg. 

CLEVELAND. Hickox Bldg. 



THE STIRLING COMPANY 

CHICACiO 

High Grade Forged Steel Water Tube Boilers 




Copyright, Rau, Phila. 

14,000 TONS 



U. S. S. COLORADO 
28,000 I. H. P. Trial Speed S3. 26 Knots 



EQUIPPED WITH STIRLING-NlCLAUSSE BOILERS 











R. R. MAGRUDER & CO. 

ANNAPOLIS, MD. 

Wholesale 

and 

Retail Grocers 

Stores — Conduit Street and Maryland Avenue 
Warehouse — Market Street 
Slaughter-House — Clay Street Extended 






The Murray Hill 

HOTEL 


Park Avenue, 40th and 41st Streets 
NEW YORK 

One block from the Grand Central Station 

American and European Plans 


Baggage Transferred from and to Grand Central 
Station Free of Charge. 


Headquarters United States Naval Academy 



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"DAVIDSONS" 






Main and Auxiliary 
Air Pumps 

Boiler Feed Pumps 

Bilge Pumps 

Sanitary Pumps 

Circulating Pumps 

Evaporating and Dis- 
tilling Apparatus 




NEW IORK OFFICE: 
14 1 B R O A D W A Y 




U . S . S . 



"Connecticut " 
' St. Louis " "Washington' 

"Chattanooga" 
" Denver " " Tacoma " 

" Chicago " 
' Cleveland " " Galveston ' 

" Iris" 
" Rainbow " " Biddle " 

"Truxton" 
' Whipple " " Winslow ' 

"Thornton " 
"Gloucester" Etc., Etc. 



BOSTON OFFICE: 
30 OLIVER STREET 



M. T. DAVIDSON, 



MAIN OFFICE AND WORKS: 

43-53 Keap St.. Brooklyn. JN". Y, 



Our Navy 

uses Lucas Paints, Colors and Var- 
nishes and finds them most eco- 
nomical and satisfactory in every 
respect — a pretty strong endorse- 
ment from a critical patron. 

Lucas Paints 

have exclusive claims to quality, dura- 
bility, economy and satisfaction, whether 
used on land or sea. 

For these reasons backed by our 
guarantee, you ought to use them in 

Your Home. 

John Lucas <5c Co. 

PHILADELPHIA 

NEW YORK 

CHICAGO 



Hotel Maryland 



ANNAPOLIS, MD. 



GEORGE T. MELVIN, Owner and Manager 



HOTEL MARYLAND is equipped with all modern 
appointments, comfortable rooms, private baths, steam heat, 
telephone service, newspaper and book stand. 

The location is the most elevated, pleasant and accessible in 
the city, and within three minutes' walk of the Naval Academy. 

The accommodations are in all respects first-class and up-to- 
date, and charges moderate. 

On application special rates will be given to Naval Officers, 
their families, and the parents and relatives of midshipmen. 

Carriages for hops at the Naval Academy are furnished by 
Hotel Maryland to guests at 50 cents per person, the ordinary 
charge of livery men being $2.50 to $5.00. 



PHILIP MILLER 

Naval Haberdashery 
Clothing and Shoes.... 



In the selection of your graduating and after-cruise furnishings we give you the great advantage of 
selecting your goods right from our stock. 

The best and most exclusive in everything pertaining to the civilian dress of the Midshipmen. 

Stein-Bloch Clothing IQnox Hats 

Kjuppenheimer Clothing Dents Gloves 

Manhattan Shirts A[. Hess Sp Bro's. Shoes 

Stetson Hats The Walk=over Shoe 

AND A COMPLETE LINE OF TRUNKS AND SUIT CASES 



PHILIP MILLER 



32-34-36 MARKET SPACE 



ANNAPOLIS, MD. 



R. G. CHANEY 

HIRING AND LIVERY STABLES 



No. 159 WEST STREET 



CARRIAGES 

for Balls, Weddings and Social Affairs a Specialty 



Teams of all kinds for hire by the hour, day, week or month 



WAGONS AND CARRIAGES TO MEET ALL TRAINS 



FURNITURE 

carefully removed, stored, packed and shipped at 
reasonable prices 

R. G. CHANEY 



Noel Construction Co. 

EUTAW and McCULLOH STREETS 
BALTIMORE, MD. 



Building Construction 



Builders of New Naval Academy Work, 
Midshipmens' Quarters, Marine Engineer- 
ing and Naval Constitution Building, 
Officers' Mess, Chapel, Houses for Officers 
Quarters. 



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THE STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE 



\1 C B 

'POCAHONTAS" 

^SMOKELESS 



A SYMBOL OF QUALITY 

Our registered Trade-Mark covering the CELEBRATED C. C. B. POCAHON- 
TAS SMOKELESS COAL CORRESPONDS TO THE STERLING STAMP ON 
SILVER, as the United States Government Survey has made it THE STANDARD 
FOR GRADING ALL STEAM COALS. 



Castner, Curran 
& Bullitt 



SOLE AGENTS 



C C B* Pocahontas 
Smokeless Coal 



MAIN OFFICE 

Arcade Building, 1 S. 15th St. 

PHILADELPHIA. PA. 

BRANCH OFFICES 

1 Broadway, New York City, N. Y. 

Citizens' Bank Building, Norfolk Va. 
Old Colony Building, Chicago, 111. 
126 State Street, Boston, Mass. 
Terry Building, Roanoke, Va. 

Neave Building, Cincinnati, O. 

4 Fenchurch Ave., London, E. C, Eng. 



Q G B Pocahontas Smokeless 

Is the only American Coal that has been officially 
endorsed by the governments of Great Britain, Germany 
and Austria, and is the favorite fuel with the United 
States Navy, which has used it almost exclusively for 
many years. 




POCAHONTAS 

TRADE MARK REGISTERED 



Bethlehem Steel Company 



South Bet/// e h em, Pennsylva n i a 



HAS FURNISHED 

Armor Plate 

for the following U. S. Battleships, Monitors, Protected Cruisers, Etc. : 



OREGON 

INDIANA 

MAINE (Old) 

IOWA 

MASSACHUSETTS 

KEARSARGE 

KENTUCKY 

ALABAMA 

ILLINOIS 

TEXAS 

OHIO 

MAINE (New) 



MISSOURI 

NEW JERSEY 

GEORGIA 

VIRGINIA 

RHODE ISLAND 

NEBRASKA 

AMPHITRITE 

MONTEREY 

TERROR 

PURITAN 

MONADNOCK 

NEW YORK 



AND 



HAS 



ALSO 



BROOKLYN 

MINNEAPOLIS 

OLYMPIA 

CINCINNATI 

COLUMBIA 

RALEIGH 

PENNSYLVANIA 

WEST VIRGINIA 

CALIFORNIA 

MARYLAND 

COLORADO 

SOUTH DAKOTA 

FURNISHED 



ST. LOUIS 

MILWAUKEE 

CHARLESTON 

WASHINGTON 

TENNESSEE 

CONNECTICUT 

LOUISIANA 

MINNESOTA 

VERMONT 

KANSAS 

MISSISSIPPI 

IDAHO 



Shafting, Engine Forgings, Etc. 

for the following Battleships, Monitors, Protected Cruisers, Torpedo Boats, Torpedo Boat 
Destroyers, Gunboats, Revenue Cutters and Light-house Tenders : 



OREGON 

INDIANA 

MAINE (Old) 

IOWA 

MASSACHUSETTS 

ALABAMA 

WISCONSIN 

MAINE (New) 

OHIO 

GEORGIA 

NEW JERSEY 

RHODE ISLAND 

CONNECTICUT 

WASHINGTON 

KANSAS 

VERMONT 

MONTEREY 

KATAHD1N 

NEW YORK 



BROOKLYN 

MINNEAPOLIS 

COLUMBIA 

CINCINNATI 

MARBLEHEAD 

SAN FRANCISCO 

OLYMPIA 

MILWAUKEE 

RALEIGH 

SOUTH DAKOTA 

CALIFORNIA 

NEWARK 

PHILADELPHIA 

CHATTANOOGA 

CLEVELAND 

PORTER 

DUPONT 

ROWAN 

FARRAGUT 



BAILEY 

GOLDSBOROUGH 

T. A. M. CRAVEN 

DAVIS 

FOX 

STRINGHAM 

DAHLGREN 

TORPEDO BOAT No. 2 

BLAKELY 

DE LONG 

SHUBR1CK 

STOCKTON 

THORNTON 

DALE 

DECATUR 

PAUL JONES 

PERRY 

PREBLE 

STEWART 



TRUXTUN 

WHIPPLE 

WILKES 

WORDEN 

GUNBOATS 14 AND 15 

GUNBOAT No. 10 

BANCROFT 

REVENUE CUTTER No. 1 

REVENUE CUTTER No. 2 

REVENUE CUTTER No. 3 

REVENUE CUTTER No. 12. 

REVENUE CUTTER GALVESTON 

GOLDEN GATE 

DEXTER 

' OLEANDER" 
■SUMAC" 
'HEATHER " 
LARKSPUR" 



L. H. TENDER 
L. H. TENDER 
L. H. TENDER 
L. H. TENDER 



FINISHED GUNS OF ALL CALIBRES 
GUN FORGINGS GUN CARRIAGES 



Branch Offices 

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